Defining “Sound Doctrine”

A favorite synonym of "sound doctrine" is "orthodoxy." To be orthodox is to conform to what is true, and while there are differences as to what sources contain orthodoxy, we regard the Scriptures as the only source to this end while some of our neighbors would include alongside the Scriptures various creeds and councils—such as … Continue reading Defining “Sound Doctrine”

My Fifth Great-Grandfather, Chief Mushulatubbee of Okla Chahta

    I am the eldest child of Brian Hunter, who's the eldest son of Marjorie Hunter (née Tubby). My grandmother is the eldest child of McKinley Tubby, a WWII veteran (c.  1920–1999), who himself was the sixth child of Simpson and Minnie Tubby according to a 1929 census. My great-great-grandfather, Simpson is a son of Lewis … Continue reading My Fifth Great-Grandfather, Chief Mushulatubbee of Okla Chahta

Binding Where God Hasn’t (Part 2)

Those of us familiar with the history of our reform in early America will recall one of the mottos of the Stone-Campbell Movement that pleaded, “In doctrine, unity; in opinion, liberty; in all things, charity (love).” While our reform sought to liberate Christians from the bondage of creeds, confessions of faith, and any other man-made … Continue reading Binding Where God Hasn’t (Part 2)