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February 15, 2024

 

 

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• Christian Chronicle contributing editor Cheryl Mann Bacon talks more about her recent report on how the cost of insurance is threatening the very existence of some congregations.

• Ethel Sherrill, a longtime member of the landmark historic West End Silver Point Church of Christ in Tennessee shares an oral history with the Chronicle’s Ted Parks.

• And Christy Award-winning author Sara Watterson, a member of the Edmond Church of Christ in Oklahoma, talks about writing Christian and clean fiction for young readers.

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Our Top Stories

 
A new Sunday night tradition
 

A new Sunday night tradition

 

Tennessee church launches a small-group ministry ‘to grow our people and reach the community.’ It’s just one of many congregations trying a different approach.

Read Bobby Ross Jr.’s story from Dickson, Tenn.

 
 

 
Sunday night trends
 

Sunday night trends

 

More feedback from Christians across the United States.

Read Bobby Ross Jr.’s report.

 
Hearing a call, seeking a voice
 

Hearing a call, seeking a voice

 

Women’s role in worship remains disputed among Churches of Christ, but women are preparing and preaching in a few congregations.

Read Cheryl Mann Bacon’s story.

 
 

 
‘Momma, I can see Jesus’
 

‘Momma, I can see Jesus’

 

Hattie Jo Collins died in a tornado. Her parents started the Magnolia Foundation to help other families who lose a child.

Read Bobby Ross Jr.’s story from Cookeville, Tenn.

 
Voices only: ‘Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing’
 

Voices only: ‘Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing’

 

This is a well-known and often-sung hymn in Churches of Christ — and for good reason.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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