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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Then, I will draw together a series of reflections from the perspective of the Disciples of Christ on the legacy of Vatican II seen now from the vantage point of fifty years later.
African Americans joined the Stone-Campbell movement both before and after the Civil War and comprised a small but significant segment of the Disciples of Christ.
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.
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.
By 1907, the probability among Northern Baptists of merger with Free Baptists and/or Disciples of Christ was high, and the Congress devoted a day to the discussion, as it did for two additional years.
The name Pentecost, of course, suggests the visitation of the Holy Ghost upon the disciples of Christ (Acts 2:1).
Sister Chitister said churchmen who did not take the issue of women priests seriously were not true disciples of Christ who was born of a woman.
government will have to arrest more of us, many more of us, until it learns that it has to let Vieques live in peace," declared Wilfredo Velez, a Disciples of Christ pastor.