Category Archives: Church of Christ

HARD CONVERSATIONS AND GRACE

By LORETTA FULTON “My name is Houston Heflin, and I don’t like hard conversation.” That opening remark was made by one of the speakers for the fourth annual Summer Seminar hosted by Abilene Christian University, but most likely anyone in the audience could have said the same thing. “The Gospel and Culture: What’s a Christian to Do?” was the theme

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HIGHLAND SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

Highland Church of Christ is sponsoring a children’s feeding program at its three campuses July 30-Aug. 17 as a pilot program to bridge the gap between the A.I.S.D. Summer Feeding Program and the beginning of school. Children ages 18 and younger will be served at Highland’s three locations – South Fifth and Highland, North Ninth and Cypress and South 10th

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TWICE FREED

By DANNY MINTON As Independence Day approaches amid the fireworks, golf tournaments, trips to the beach and barbeques, there will be some who take time to remember that this is a day which represents the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The colonies firmly stated to England that they would now become a free group and for the first time

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‘Is My Religion a Religion of Peace?’ examined at ACU Summit 2017

By Loretta Fulton When a group of Highland Church of Christ members arrived at the Islamic Center of the South Plains in Lubbock last year, they were greeted with a strange message from the imam–or at least it sounded strange until the imam explained. “You guys are on your own jihad,” Imam Samer Altabaa said as way of greeting. That

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