Category Archives: Apostasy

A Reflection on the CofC’s “Apostasy Theory” and How It Relates to Marriage

One thing that drew me from the Restorationist Churches of Christ (CofC) to the Catholic Church of Christ was the absolute reasonableness and cohesion of Catholic theology. Throughout this website I’ve addressed the CofC’s best arguments for its “Apostasy Theory” … Continue reading

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Is Celibacy “Satanic”? Are Elders *Really* Supposed to be Married?

This portion of a larger essay addresses several common attacks that the Protestant Church of Christ hurls towards the Catholic Church of Christ. These CofC attacks are performed for two reasons: justify its own sexual behavior (I promise, this is … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

Protestant Church of Christ readers, Did St. Paul fail to include an expiration date when he wrote, Obey your leaders and submit to them; for they are keeping watch over your souls, as men who will have to give an … Continue reading

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The Church of Judas vs. the Catholic Church of Christ

Protestant Church of Christ readers, As I write this essay, I am also reading a Facebook post by Protestant Church of Christ preacher Neal Pollard, who seems to fairly represent your community’s worldview; he is, in fact, an instructor at … Continue reading

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The Church of Christ Pre-Dates the Bible

Ministers and laypeople of the Protestant Church of Christ, can you not acknowledge that any “Bible-only” community cannot be the true Church of Christ, that the ontological priority of a sacred library of books must be a sacred body with the … Continue reading

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Additional Evidence Against the Protestant Church of Christ’s Theory of Apostasy

Is the Church not the household of God (1 Timothy 3:15)—the house that Christ built?  Is Christ not more powerful than Satan (cf. 1 John 4:4)?  No one can enter a strong man’s house and plunder his goods (Mark 3:27), but … Continue reading

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Perceived Secondary Scriptural Support for the Protestant Church of Christ’s Theory of Apostasy

The Scriptures do teach that many people will fall away, but they never indicate that there would be a Great or near-Great Apostasy.  Many of the Protestant Church of Christ’s preferred proof-texts, to its own demise, in fact teach that … Continue reading

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