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  Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
To be a faithful, growing church, that demonstrates true community, deep Christian spirituality and a passion for justice.
To be and to share the Good News of Jesus Christ, witnessing, loving and serving from our doorsteps "to the ends of the earth."
Disciples of Christ Historical Society Board of Trustees Meeting
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 Disciples of Christ Fellowship
Join up to find out what we have to offer!
Come fellowship with other Disciples from all around!
This group is available to registered GCN members only.
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  Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Michigan Region
Welcome to the homepage of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Michigan Region.
We are one of 33 regions in the United States and Canada affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination.
Christian Church (DOC) Michigan Region is a vital growing region with a variety of programs and ministries.
www.michigandisciples.org   (87 words)

  
  Disciples of Christ
From their conviction that Christian unity can be achieved neither by creeds nor by systematic theology, the Disciples of Christ do not insist upon any doctrinal orthodoxy.
The Disciples of Christ began as one of six groups that constituted the Restoration Movement in America during the first half of the 19th century.
Their indifference to doctrine and their concern for virtuous living and piety, were true to the spirit of the period: the American Revolution and Religious liberty; French rationalism with its challenge to all received truth claims; the independence of frontier life and the struggle to create moral communities.
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 Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Summary
The Disciples of Christ is an American-born religious group formed in 1832 by the merger of the Christian movement led by Barton Stone with the "Reforming Baptists," headed by Thomas and Alexander Campbell.
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), often abbreviated as the Disciples of Christ or Christian Church, is a denomination of Christian Protestantism that grew out of the Restoration Movement founded by Thomas Campbell and Alexander Campbell of West Virginia (then Virginia) and Barton W. Stone of Kentucky.
The roots of the Disciples of Christ lie in the Restoration Movement of the early 1800s, with a focus on Christian unity and lack of strict denominationalism.
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 Disciples of Christ
The Disciples of Christ, also known simply as the Christian Church, is a denomination of Christian Protestantism based on the teachings of Thomas Campbell and Alexander Campbell[?] of Pennsylvania and Barton W. Stone[?] and Virginia Stone[?] of Kentucky.
The Disciples of Christ started in the early 1800s with a focus on Christian unity and lack of strict denominationalism.
It has been estimated that the indigenous movement that gave rise to the modern Disciples of Christ (and its associated offshoots) has only been surpassed in size by that of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons).
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 Disciples of Christ - AskTheBrain.com
To rediscover Christ as the one sent by the Father for the salvation of the world is to rediscover who we are as his disciples.
The Disciples of Christ was at first a loosely organized confederation of individuals and congregations.
We are sent into the world as disciples of Christ to glorify God in every area of life and to bring all peoples into submission to the Lordship of Christ, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
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 Disciples of Christ, Campbellites
The Disciples of Christ, or Christian Church, is part of the largest religious movement to have originated in the United States.
Due to their origin as a protest against denominational exclusiveness, the Disciples are characterized by a commitment to interdenominational activity, autonomy in its levels of polity, and general liberality.
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is an American Protestant denomination that emerged during frontier revivals in early 19th-century Pennsylvania and Kentucky.
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 Disciples of Christ, Campbellites
The Disciples of Christ, or Christian Church, is part of the largest religious movement to have originated in the United States.
Due to their origin as a protest against denominational exclusiveness, the Disciples are characterized by a commitment to interdenominational activity, autonomy in its levels of polity, and general liberality.
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is an American Protestant denomination that emerged during frontier revivals in early 19th-century Pennsylvania and Kentucky.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Disciples
In the Jewish society of Jesus' time many religious teachers attracted disciples who came to be taught their master's interpretation of scriptures.
Disciples of Christ US Protestant church, claiming to derive all its beliefs from the Bible.
disciple One of the followers of Jesus Christ during his life on earth, especially one of his 12 close personal associates.
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 Disciples of Christ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At the conclusion of a Disciples baptism, the congregation most often is asked to pledge support of the newly-baptized person in her or his faith journey.
Disciples typically are baptized when they can express as a personal choice their desire to become part of the Body of Christ.
Disciples call the practice "believer's baptism." As the believer is immersed, she is baptized in the name of the Trinity.
www.chaplaincare.navy.mil /Christian_DOC.htm   (1599 words)

  
 Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The merged “Disciples” and “Christians”; developed strongly and rapidly after the Civil War, particularly in the central and western states, and missionary labors have extended the church throughout the world.
A separation into two churches took place in 1906 because of a dispute over the use of instrumental music at the church service; the progressive group, which allowed it, became known as the Disciples of Christ, while the conservatives, who dissented, were organized as Churches of Christ.
In 1968 the Disciples of Christ reorganized as the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
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 Daily Bible Study - Disciples of Christ
Disciple is used to translate the original Greek word of the New Testament, pronounced math-ay-tes, which means the same, a learner.
Jesus Christ made plain that His disciples were and are expected to put obedience to Him first in their lives.
Christ's disciples aren't to "hate" their parents (which would violate the Fifth Commandment) or children; they are to love Christ more than anyone or anything.
www.keyway.ca /htm2004/20041001.htm   (488 words)

  
 wfn.org | Disciples committee begins journey toward discernment
Moderator Janet Long of Elyria, Ohio, thanked committee members for their participation in the "experiment in openness." Long is pastor of Washington Avenue Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Elyria.
The alternative, said the Disciples leader, is a move toward "a culture of discernment" which seeks to discover "God's leading for the church" in addition to church members' opinions.
Disciples will attempt to do this while fulfilling mission imperatives to: * renew congregational life through faith development and spiritual nurture; * do evangelism by establishing new congregations and strengthening ministries with families, children, youth and young adults; and * engage in ministries of compassion, unity and justice.
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 disciples of christ
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) began in the early 1800's with three ex-Presbyterian ministers, Thomas Campbell and his son Alexander, and Barton W. Stone.
Their movement was not a denomination, but rather a movement to unite all denominations, and they called themselves Disciples of Christ.
The name of the Disciples of Christ was changed in 1957 to Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ) and in 1968, to Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
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 Disciples of Christ
Luke 6:40 A. A "disciple" is not only a learner, pupil or student, but an imitator and follower of his teacher.
The word "disciple" comes from the Greek word, "math," which indicates "thought accompanied by endeavor"; hence, not only understanding the problem, but working the problem.
After one is baptized into Christ, he seeks all his life to become a better disciple of his Master and Lord.
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 Disciples of Christ : Society : Religion and Spirituality : Christianity : Denominations : Christian Church : Disciples ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): The official home page of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a mainline Protestant denomination that is committed to being spiritually passionate and intellectually coherent.
CMF in the Carolinas: The men's ministry of: The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Carolinas.
Homeland Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): Serves churches and society through faith and leadership development, evangelism, and ministries of justice and compassion.
www.webinfosearch.com /Top/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Denominations/Christian_Church/Disciples_of_Christ   (279 words)

  
 Disciples Of Christ
The Church; Catholic Church, Universal Church, Apostolic Church, Established Church; temple of the Holy Ghost; Church of Christ, body of Christ, members of Christ, disciples of Christ, followers of Christ; Christian, Christian community; true believer; canonist; (theologian); Christendom, collective body of Christians.
Specialty definitions using "Disciples of Christ": Agabus ♦ Crescens.
Disciples at Prayer: The Spirituality of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (reference)
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 Disciples of Christ
Disciples of Christ (D.O.C.) "We've really been able to express who we are in these last couple years, particularly on this Righteous Funk album.
That's Ben Reges (born Alton Hood) representing Disciples of Christ (D.O.C.) on behalf of himself and his partners Prophet (Michael Brown) and Absalom (Kelvin Harvey) for their third Star Song set of slammin' jams, Righteous Funk, as the man said.
Though Righteous Funk is the truest D.O.C. has yet been to the funky sounds absorbed in their younger days, Christian music listeners were introduced to the trio in 1990 with a cut on a Star Song rap sampler.
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 Disciples of Christ Historical Society
Disciples of Christ Historical Society has served its mission of preserving and making available to researchers the many documents, books, periodicals, and audio/visual materials telling the story of Christians and Disciples (also known as the Stone-Campbell Movement).
The Christian Churches/Churches of Christ are autonomous churches that have fellowship with one another as a part of a "brotherhood." They have no denominational status, no hierarchy, no headquarters and no official voice.
DisciplesWorld Inc. is a recognized organization of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and reports to the denomination's General Assembly.
www.discipleshistory.org /resources/links.htm   (633 words)

  
 Christian Church, DISCIPLES of CHRIST - Pacific SouthWest Region
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is a Protestant denomination of nearly 825,000 members in the United States and Canada.
Alexander Campbell was born September 12, 1788 in the County of Antrim, Ireland.
The "Christians" and the "Disciples of Christ" agreed on basic beliefs and aims and united with a formal handshake in Lexington, Kentucky, and created a new Christian movement on the American frontier.
www.disciplespswr.org /dhistory.htm   (693 words)

  
 Official creed of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is a community of believers who through baptism into Jesus Christ are bound by covenant to God and to one another.
Disciples draw their inspiration from Scripture and the Holy Spirit, celebrating around the Lord's Table the life, death and resurrection, and continuing presence of Christ.
Through baptism into Christ we enter into newness of life and are made one with the whole people of God.
www.bible.ca /cr-Disciples-C.htm   (536 words)

  
 Disciples of Christ
First of all, a disciple of Jesus Christ is someone who has accepted by faith God's free gift of salvation.
The word disciple refers to a follower of Jesus, a learner, or a pupil.
We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body." When troubles come into a disciple's life, he or she does not become troubled or fall into despair.
www.allaboutfollowingjesus.org /disciples-of-christ-faq.htm   (302 words)

  
 The Disciples of Christ, from Life in the USA: The Complete Guide for Immigrants and Americans   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Disciples of Christ, also known as the "Christian Church" has about 1,300,000 adherents.
It works on the concept of the "priesthood of the laity." Any basic acceptance of Jesus Christ by someone adult enough to know what they are doing followed by baptism by immersion will qualify a person for membership.
Because of its intentional lack of dogma, many members or factions of the Disciples of Christ differ on such matters as the literal interpretation of the bible, the virgin birth, abortion and other social issues.
www.lifeintheusa.com /religion/disciples.htm   (203 words)

  
 Religious Movements Homepage: Disciples of Christ
In 1906, the groups split; Stone’s followers became officially known as the Christian Church, or Disciples of Christ while Campbell’s group became known as the Churches of Christ (non-instrumental).
A further division occurred in 1968 with the restructuring of the Christian Church into the Christian Church/churches of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
The Disciples of Christ are involved with missionary societies, and do not feel that this contradicts Biblical teaching.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/restor3.html   (687 words)

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