Disciples of Christ


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a Protestant church that accepts the Bible as the only source of true Christian faith and practices baptism by immersion

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African Americans joined the Stone-Campbell movement both before and after the Civil War and comprised a small but significant segment of the Disciples of Christ.
Air Force in Europe, was an ordained minister in the Disciples of Christ Church, taught at Howard University, and was on Brown's board of trustees.
By 1907, the probability among Northern Baptists of merger with Free Baptists and/or Disciples of Christ was high, and the Congress devoted a day to the discussion, as it did for two additional years.
Disciples of Christ Historical Society (Nashville, Tennessee)
The name Pentecost, of course, suggests the visitation of the Holy Ghost upon the disciples of Christ (Acts 2:1).
Sister Chitister said churchmen who did not take the issue of women priests seriously were not true disciples of Christ who was born of a woman.
government will have to arrest more of us, many more of us, until it learns that it has to let Vieques live in peace," declared Wilfredo Velez, a Disciples of Christ pastor.
The advisory board for the event includes a Jewish rabbi, a Benedictine nun and a Disciples of Christ minister, among others.
School chaplain Shaunie Schmoll brought an employment discrimination claim against her employer, Chapman University, which is affiliated with the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.
He writes about Christian Churches and Disciples of Christ (Restoration), Unitarians and Universalists (Humanistic), Adventists and Jehovah's Witnesses (Apocalyptic), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon), the Church of Christ Scientists and Unity Movement (Spiritual), and Holiness and Pentecostalism (Ecstatic).
Klansmen worshipped very largely at Methodist, Presbyterian, Disciples of Christ, Baptist and pietistic Lutheran churches.
Alexander Campbell and his followers, often called Campbellites, formed the Disciples of Christ.
Born in Springfield, Illinois, to a family of evangelical " Disciples of Christ, " Lindsay had a crusading spirit that led him from temperance lectures to a troubadorian attempt at converting Americans to a love of poetry.
Disciples are now involved in some 60 countries, with personnel in about a third of them, but because they have encouraged united Protestant churches abroad, little work remains anywhere in the world that is purely Disciples of Christ.
Yet today the disciples of Christ remain indifferent whenever there was communal conflicts and violence.