ICOC Growing Again after Crisis

Saturday, 26 January 2013 21:11

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.

A DECADE AFTER after ‘the roof caved in,’ the International Churches of Christ change their leadership structure and discipling approach as they refocus on reaching the lost.

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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