5 Years Later – Are we More Unified?

5 years ago tonight (June 29, 2006) Jeff Walling and Dave Stone exchanged bibles at the North American Christian Convention in an expression of acceptance between Christian Churches and Churches of Christ. Jeff was clear that he couldn’t speak for everyone in Churches of Christ, but could speak for himself and many others in regretting […]

The Pepperdine Bible Lectures

The Pepperdine Bible Lectures is one of the spiritual highlights of my year for a variety of reasons. Perhaps the biggest reason is getting to see all my Sisters and Brothers from churches all over the world. With a nod of deep respect to ACU, Lipscomb, and Tulsa, the Pepperdine Lectures really remains the benchmark […]

Can Anything Good Come Out of Southern California?

When people outside of Southern California think of Southern California, weather and scenery come to mind first. No one can quarrel with the America's best weather and it's most breathtaking scenery. However, Christianity doesn't always come to mind, despite California's many great churches. Some you've heard of – Saddleback, Mosaic, Calvary Chapel, Shepherd of the […]