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January 26, 2023

 

 

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On a mission to fill empty pulpits
 

On a mission to fill empty pulpits

 

For John and Carla Moore, addressing the shortage of preachers in Churches of Christ is a priority.

Bobby Ross Jr. reports from Denver.

 
 

 
‘If they go into full-time ministry, they’ll go back to poverty’
 

‘If they go into full-time ministry, they’ll go back to poverty’

 

Ministers struggle to find financial support among Churches of Christ in South Africa.

Audrey Jackson reports from Benoni.

 
Seeking the gifted
 

Seeking the gifted

 

Ministers suggest ideas for inspiring and training more preachers.

Bobby Ross Jr. reports.

 
Supply and demands
 

Supply and demands

 

“Churches of Christ, by and large, acted like they could mistreat preachers in every way possible and still hire one who would be new and shiny anytime they wanted,” one minister told us. “The bill for bad behavior is now coming due for our fellowship.”

Read the editorial by Bobby Ross Jr.

 
 

 
Religious scholar argues for better understanding of church and state
 

Religious scholar argues for better understanding of church and state

 

In “Religious Freedom in a Secular Age,” Michael Bird takes on several tough challenges.

Lori Windham reviews the book.

 
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Our new podcast delivers the stories behind The Christian Chronicle’s headlines — while you listen.

Read the column by B.T. Irwin.

 
Bobo the Unicorn and spiritual growth: It must be Bible bowl season again
 

Bobo the Unicorn and spiritual growth: It must be Bible bowl season again

 

Erik Tryggestad reflects on his daughter Lucy’s first — and possibly her fifth (he’ll explain) — year as a Bible bowler.

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Across the Nation: Clothing and food for the needy, a ‘Legacy of Faith’ and more quick takes
 

Across the Nation: Clothing and food for the needy, a ‘Legacy of Faith’ and more quick takes

 

Across the Nation is our monthly rundown of news briefs, links and quotes from Churches of Christ across the U.S. Got an idea for this column? Email Audrey Jackson at [email protected].

 
Around the World: Lads to Leaders in India, candlelight Bible study in Ukraine and more quick takes
 

Around the World: Lads to Leaders in India, candlelight Bible study in Ukraine and more quick takes

 

Around the World is our monthly rundown of news briefs, links and quotes from Churches of Christ all over the globe. Got an idea for this column? Email Erik Tryggestad at [email protected].

 
 
 

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