The Importance of Identity

I believe that nondenominational Christianity is a dead end. What tends to happen is that any marks of identity are shed until there is nothing left. Churches that start out as nondenominational eventually occupy a denominational space. I have no … Continue reading

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The Plan Going Forward

I will soon be working with a group of friends on a new blog that will be discussing Church of Christ identity. We will be writing about the Church of Christ as a distinctive tradition within the larger Church. We … Continue reading

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Call to Worship-Natchez Trace Church of Christ-March 17, 2013

Scripture passage: Psalm 118 Sermon text: Matthew 21:1-11 Meditation We are called to worship the King, the Lord, God of heaven and earth, God who is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We are called to worship the God whose steadfast … Continue reading

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Call to Worship-Natchez Trace Church of Christ-March 10, 2013

Scripture passages I will be reading for the Call: Psalm 124; Mark 9:38-50 Sermon text: Joshua 5:13-15 Meditation When we are called to worship, we are called as a people who know that we can accomplish nothing without God. We … Continue reading

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Call to Worship-Natchez Trace Church of Christ-March 3, 2013

As part of the worship service at Natchez Trace Church of Christ, we open with a Call to Worship. I tend to do these every other Sunday, and I have decided that I will post my meditation and prayer here … Continue reading

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Call to Worship-Natchez Trace Church of Christ-February 24, 2013

As part of the worship service at Natchez Trace Church of Christ, we open with a Call to Worship. I tend to do these every other Sunday, and I have decided that I will post my meditation and prayer here … Continue reading

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Until Death Parts Us

On February 18, 2013, it will be thirty-five years since my parents stood up before the Church and made a promise to stay together until death. This was a lie. Now, they did not intend to lie. There was nothing … Continue reading

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