Editor’s note: The Christian Chronicle is the largest publication of the Churches of Christ. Bobby Ross, Managing Editor, attended the 2012 World Discipleship Summit and published this encouraging story.
SAN ANTONIO — Ten years ago, a crisis gripped the International Churches of Christ — once known as the Boston Movement.
Long-simmering concerns over the movement’s top-down hierarchy, aggressive discipling techniques and sectarianism seemed to threaten the ICOC’s future.
Steve Kinnard, teacher and evangelist for the 3,000-member New York City Church of Christ, recalls that period as a “time of discipline” by God.
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