Disciples of Christ


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Dis·ci·ples of Christ

(dĭ-sī′pəlz)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A Christian denomination founded in 1809 that accepts the Bible as the only rule of Christian faith and practice, rejects denominational creeds, and practices baptism by immersion.

Disciples of Christ

pl n
(Christian Churches, other) a Christian denomination founded in the US in 1809 by Thomas and Alexander Campbell
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Noun1.Disciples of Christ - a Protestant church that accepts the Bible as the only source of true Christian faith and practices baptism by immersion
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
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This paper has shown that the importance of making disciples of Christ is based on the Great Commission that Christ gave to his disciples before his final ascension from the earth to the Father.
The important mission is to make all the people in the world disciples of Christ, not members of the institutional and imperial church.
In 1906, the C of C parted with the Disciples of Christ because the latter, whom they described as "digressives," used musical instruments in worship and organized missionary societies to facilitate evangelism.
The communique also called for clergymen in China to ''act as faithful disciples of Christ and as members of the Church, and to contribute to the good of their country as exemplary citizens.
We've heard a lot recently about Wall Street and Main Street," Sharon Watkins, general minister and president of the Disciples of Christ, said at a press conference following the meeting.
based German Evangelical Mission Society (1868) and the Disciples of Christ (1885).
Andrew brings gifts for growing the church, planting new churches, and helping people to become strong disciples of Christ.
McBride, a senior minister at a Disciples of Christ church and a professor with an occupational background in marriage and family therapy, offers this book to anyone whose disillusionment with a church institution has led to, or is leading to, a crisis of faith and spirituality.
Vern Rossman graduated from Yale Divinity School in 1951, became ordained as a Disciples of Christ minister, later left that church to join the Society of Friends (Quakers), and is today a Humanist.
As a member of the Disciples of Christ, he found his calling in a determination to take the gospel to the farthest corners of the Earth.
Fowler claimed tax-exempt status by virtue of its affiliation with the Disciples of Christ church.
I am no theologian but I had always thought the gospels slightly suspect, given that they were written not by disinterested observers but by disciples of Christ himself.