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December 14, 2023

 

 

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Our Top Stories

 
One of America’s oldest Churches of Christ celebrates its 200th anniversary
 

One of America’s oldest Churches of Christ celebrates its 200th anniversary

 

The rural Tennessee congregation traces its roots to studies led by Barton W. Stone, a key Restoration Movement leader.

Bobby Ross Jr. reports from Tuckers Crossroads, Tenn.

 
The oldest Church of Christ in America? It’s complicated
 

The oldest Church of Christ in America? It’s complicated

 

The rural Kentucky congregation at the top of 21st Century Christian’s list began with Baptist ties in 1792.

Bobby Ross Jr. reports from Louisville, Ky.

 
 

 
Harding University football plays for its first national championship
 

Harding University football plays for its first national championship

 

The Arkansas university, associated with Churches of Christ, is undefeated and will play for the NCAA Division II crown. Meanwhile, K-12 Harding Academy wins state championship.

Erik Tryggestad reports.

 
Tennessee church members lose homes to tornado
 

Tennessee church members lose homes to tornado

 

Middle Tennessee churches and relief organizations offering aid after severe storms kill six, damage homes.

Calvin Cockrell reports.

 
 

 
Oklahoma elder workshop equips shepherds from three states
 

Oklahoma elder workshop equips shepherds from three states

 

The annual event is dedicated to elders and those who would be elders, conducted by fellow elders to encourage and train them in their role as shepherds.

Read the staff report.

 
‘We who are many are one body’
 

‘We who are many are one body’

 

A trip around the world provides a reminder of the global nature of communion.

Bobby Ross Jr. shares insight from Port Vila, Vanuatu.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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