Welcome to my blog where I will be posting previously written articles and new articles. There are many topics in my archives, that I look forward to sharing with you, that covers a broad spectrum of subjects. Feel free to share these writings with your friends and family using Facebook, Twitter, e-mail, etc. Feel free to reprint any of these articles in its entirety in bulletins and newsletters. When you do, please cite this website -http://bryanhodge.net. It is my hope that you will find these articles informative and encouraging. Check back often for new postings or, better yet, I invite you to subscribe to my blog. I would also appreciate your comments or emails.
Thank you for your visit!
Tag Archives: kent fillinger
Denominations: Disciples of Christ and Independent Christian Church
The Christians Church (Disciples of Christ) saw its membership fall below 400,000 in 2018. It is in rapid decline. Jeff Walton writes, “At the current rate, the denomination will shrink by another 50 percent within a decade” (Disciples of Christ … Continue reading
Posted in Church Organization, denominations, Doctrine, Restoration History, Stats, Women's roles Tagged 1883, 1885, 1906, 1910 census, 1926, 1927, 1952, 1955, 1968, 1971, 1995, 2018, 4 beliefs that sets independent christian church apart, accepting denominational baptism, accepting the unimmersed, alabama, american restoration movement, arkansas, atlanta christian church, atlanta georgia, australia, baptism, beliefs and pratices, bells gardens california, bells gardens christian church, bill humble, book denominationalism versus the bible, book handbook of denominations, book the search for ancient order, book the status of women in the disciples of christ 1865-1900, book the stone-campbell movement, book the story of restoration, bristol tennessee, california, central christian church bristol tennessee, chiors, chorales, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), christian post, christianstandard, church autonomy, church decline, church history, church split, civil war, communion, confirmation, conservative Christian Church, dan goddard, david lipscomb, denominational baptism, denominations, designations of church, Disciples of Christ, disciples.org, DOC, earl west, edwin v. hayden, en-academic, fellowship denominations, first christian church (disciples of christ) rogers arkansas, frank mead, fred arthur bailey, gillette christian church, gillette wyoming, gospel advocate, history, ICC, illinois, Independent Christian Church, indiana, indianapolis indiana, infant baptism, instrumental music, instrumental music in worship, j.w. mcgarvey, j.w. shepherd, jeff walton, Jesus is Lord test, joycelyn mackie, kent fillinger, kentucky, leroy garrett, Lord's Supper, lori tapia, los gatos california, los gatos california christian church, mechanical instruments of music, membership decline, memphis tennessee, michael gryboski, michigan, missionary society, missouri, nacc, national council of churches of christ usa, new testament pattern, newsmax, north american christian convention, ohio, oklahoma, open membership, organ in worship, organization, Restoration History, restoration movement, rock bands in worship, roger arkansas, s.n.d. north, salvation, sam hill, seek the old paths, stats at split, structure, tennessee, teresa hord owen, terri hord owen, terry hightower, test of fellowship, texas, top states, united church of canada, united church of christ, us census, w.e. garrison, why i left the independent christian church, Women preachers, Women's roles, world council of churches, yearbook of american churches, yvonne gilmore 1 Comment