These days we are conscious of the bridge to Selma, AL because of the fiftieth anniversary of these events, and a recent movie recalling them (re: the Civil Rights Movement Selma to Montgomery March) . In Churches of Christ, too, there were heroes who acted courageously to achieve the unity in Christ it should have had.
It was 1960 at Abilene Christian College’s annual Bible Lectureship. Professor Carl Spain was assigned a lecture titled “Modern Challenges to Christian Morals.” It would be interesting to know what the lectureship organizers were thinking he would cover in such a discourse. Continue reading “Voice in the wilderness”