The author identifies apostasy and moral degeneration as some of the most important signs that a church has ceased to be a church. The author also adds descriptions of what are called cultic churches, whose confessions may go against the faithful traditional confessions of the church as defined by the Word.
Is it possible that (according to the Gospel of Judas) Judas was in fact a hero, and that Jesus revealed to him alone the secrets of salvation? Does it make a difference to the gospel of Jesus Christ?
Understanding some major false religions is important for evangelism. This article introduces Hinduism. It shows its characters and how Christians can reach out those trapped in this religion.
How can Christians reach out to Buddhists? This article explains the history and origin of Buddhism, its teaching, and its contrast to Christianity, and it shares some ways of witnessing to Buddhists.
This article considers how Christ's atoning work gives a right standing with God, something Hinduism cannot provide.
This is the third article in a series on various doctrinal issues facing the church today. This article looks at the differences between Zensism and Brethrenism. The author focuses here on Zensism and its founder, Jon Zens. Zens's claim that he found the one authentic way of being a church has greatly damaged the church of Christ, since Christians are encouraged to leave their churches to join Zensism.