-102,138: On Decline in Churches of Christ

Last last week, the Christian Chronicle reported a loss of 102,138 members of Churches of Christ since 2003. They report: “The total number of adherents — which includes members and their children — in the nation’s historically a cappella congregations stands at 1,554,579, according to 21st Century Christian’s new statistical data sheet. That’s down 6.2 percent from […]

Reflections from a Week in Malibu

For years, the Pepperdine Bible Lectures have been one of the spiritual highlights of my year. This year was no different. Jerry Rushford did his typically wonderful job putting together the program. The weather was perfect, and the singing in the Fieldhouse seemed more vibrant this year—particularly when Ken Young was leading worship. Ken Young […]