19 May, 2024

Throwback Thursday

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ‘Barton W. Stone—Champion of the Word’ (1962)

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ‘Barton W. Stone—Champion of the Word’ (1962)

Reading Time: 10 minutes

Sam Stone wrote in 1962, “If the early leaders of the Restoration movement are like men engaged in a race, it might be said that Barton Warren Stone took an early lead, but was later passed by Alexander Campbell.” Sam Stone contended that Barton Stone was deserving of greater appreciation . . . and he did so by presenting this “survey of his life.” . . .

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: ‘Prayers at the Table’ (1984)

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ‘Prayers at the Table’ (1984)

Reading Time: 4 minutes

“Is there a church that has no story to tell about prayers at the Lord’s table?” William S. Boice asked in 1984. “We of the New Testament order often find our­selves criticized by our denominational brethren of a more liturgical custom who find our somewhat casual approach to Communion to be nearly offensive. It bears thinking about.” . . .

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