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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Transforming Discipleship also and especially implies that the disciples of Christ need to transform themselves so that the world can be transformed, turned upside down, by them.
Will the disciples of Christ and the leaders of the Church show courage and honesty to obey their conscience?
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Peter Makari, the United Church of Christ and Disciples of Christ Global Ministries' executive for Europe and the Middle East, will talk about Christians and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at 3 p.m.
The Christian Church Disciples of Christ - a small mainline Protestant denomination - had a steep drop in its members in recent decades.
After the four overarching reports, individual authors describe in succinct and frank detail the many bilateral dialogues in which the Roman Catholic Church is engaged--Lutheran, Methodist, Reformed, Pentecostal, Evangelical, Disciples of Christ, both Eastern and Oriental Orthodox, Baptist, and Mennonite.
Indeed, the Catholic Church moved from the sidelines to become a dominant shaper of ecumenical work through bilateral dialogues between the Catholic Church and other Christian world communions, including my own church, the Disciples of Christ.
"Instead, we need to go back to the basics of living as disciples of Christ, living missionally for Christ and demonstrating the Gospel in tangible ways within our schools, workplaces and communities.
In his Easter Sunday homily, Scottish Cardinal Keith O'Brien of Edinburgh and senior prelate of Great Britain said that wearing the cross regularly is a sign of the Christian's desire to imitate Christ and "should not be a problem for others." He continued: "Whether on a simple chain or pinned to a lapel, the cross identifies us as disciples of Christ and we should wear it with pride" (LifeSiteNews, 12 April 2012).
One of the prominent feasts in Christianity, Pentecost commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of Christ after the Resurrection.
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Jonesboro recently