Debates

Johnson-Waldron Debate
February 19-20, 22-23, 2001
St. Marys, WV Grafton, WV


Issue Debated: "The manner in which the Holy Spirit dwells and works in Christians.
Debate between Jim Waldron, Dunlap, TN (Missionary)
Jeffrey Johnson, minister at Dewey Ave. church of Christ

FIRST PROPOSITION:
On the evening of Feb. 19-20, 2001 - Jim Waldron, Dunlap, TN will affirm - The Scriptures teach taht
the Holy Spirit dwells and works in Christians exclusively by means of the written word through
faith.; Jeffrey Johnson will deny on those two evenings.

SECOND PROPOSITION:
On the evening of Feb. 22-23, 2001 - Jeffrey Johnson, Grafton, WV will affirm - The Scriptures teach
that the Holy Spirit dwells and operates in Christians directly as well as through the written word.Jim
Waldron will deny
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Lindley/Strevel Debate:  
Mark Lindley (Oak Ridge Church of Christ)
Mike Strevel (Ripley Primitive  Baptist Church)
Booneville Church of Christ
March 26-28, 1998 - Booneville, MS

Issue Debated: "Is Salvation Conditional?"

Propositions:
"The Scriptures teach that Eternal Salvation is contitional, based upon the sinner's response to the
Gospel." (Affirmed by Mark Lindley)
"The Scriptures teach that the alien sinner comes into possession of Spritual
or Eternal Life, without any condition on his, the sinner's part."
(Affirmed by Mike Strevel)

Woods/Blakely Debate
June, 1985
"The Indwelling of the Holy Spirit - How it Indwells"?
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DIXON-VICK DEBATE
November 13, 14, 16, 17, 1995 (4 nights)


11/13/95 - PROPOSITION ONE - The Scriptures teach that the Baptist church is scriptural in origin,
doctrine,faith and practice.  Affirm - Greg Dixon,
Deny - Ben Vick
PROPOSITION TWO - The Church of Christ is scriptural in origin, doctrine, faith and practice.  Affirm
Ben Vick, Deny - Greg Dixon

11/14/95 - PROPOSITION THREE - It is unscriptural for the church to act as an agency for the
government to withhold income tax from it's ministers.  Affirm - Greg Dixon, Deny - Ben Vick
PROPOSITION FOUR - A preacher of the gospel of Christ who receives ffinancial support from the
church is scripturally required to pay income taxes.
Affirm - Ben Vick, Deny - Greg Dixon

1/16/95 - PROPOSITION FIVE - The Scriptures teach taht baptism to the penitent believer is for (in
order to) the remission of sins.  Affirm - Ben Vick, Deny - Greg Dixon
PROPOSITION SIX - The Scriptures teach that one is saved at the point of faith before is is
baptized.  Affirm - Greg Dixon, Deny - Ben Vick

11/17/95 - PROPOSITION SEVEN - The Scriptures teach that at the Second coming of Christ, all shall
be raised and a judgment of all men shall take place.  Affirm - Ben Vick, Deny - Greg Dixon
PROPOSITION EIGHT - The Scriptures teach that, after Christ returns and before the final
resurrection and judgment, He will reign upon his throne in Jerusalem for a literal thousand
years.  Affirm - Greg Dixon, Deny - Ben Vick
Ramsey/Stauffer Debate
1986 - at Lenoir City, TN
Glenn Ramsey/ L. A. Stauffer - Church Cooperation and Benevolence
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Debates - from library of the East TN School of Preaching and
Missions

Simons/Hayes Debate
October 15-19, 1990
"On The Godhead"
Wesley Simons - church of Christ
Jerry Hayes - Pentacostal church
2 dvd set - $15.00

Merideth/Sutton Debate
1989 - Paducah, KY
"Anti-Organizational Problem"
J. Noel Merideth - church of Christ
Carrol Sutton - Anti-church of Christ
2 dvd set - $15.00

Ramsey/Stauffer Debate
1986 - Lenoir City, TN
"Church Cooperation & Church Benevolence
Glenn Ramsey - church of Christ
L. A. Stauffer - Anti-church of Christ
2 dvd set - $15.00

Highers/Blakely Debate
Recorded by Joe McDonald
"Instrumental Music In Worship"
Alan Highers and Given Blakely
1 dvd - $12.00/mp3-cd - $
7.00
Instrumental Music in Worship - conducted April 12-15, 1988 in Neosho, MO - total time: 7 hrs.
and 45 minutes.
"A Debate Whose Time Has Come"
Resolved:  The use of mechanical instruments of music as an element of Christian worship is
without Scriptural authority and therefore sinful.  Alan E. Highers Affirms/Given O. Blakely denies.

Resolved:  The employment of instruments of music in the singing of praise does not transgress
the law of God, in harmonious with the faith of Christ and is inoffensive to God; hence, it is
Scriptural and in harmony with the Word of God.  Given O. Blakely affirms/Alan E. Highers denies.
Merideth /Sutton Debate
1989 - Paducah, KY
J. Noel Merideth and Carroll Sutton - Anti & Organization Problems
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* I found this debate in my library.  I think brother James Harris in Kentucky recorded it and gave
it to me.  I have put it on dvd and mp3-cd

Cotham, Sr./Davis Debate

DEBATE:  December 9-12, 1986
High School Auditorium, West Church St., Swainsboro, GA
Subjects:
Dec 9-10  "The Godhead - one or three?
Dec 11-12 "Miracles - for today or not?
Speakers
Perry B. Cotham, SR            Billy Davis
Grand Prairie, TX             Macon, GA
                Church of Christ             New Life Assembly (United
        
P
entecostal                                                 church)
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Vaughn/Lewis Debate
The Use of Instrumental Music in Worship
April 2 & 3 and 5 & 6, 1990

Dennis Lewis, Independent Christian Church affirms:  Mechanical instrumental of music
is not forbidden in New Testament worship.
Paul Vaughn, Church of Christ Affirms:  The use of mechanical instrumental music is not
authorized in the New Testament and is therefore sinful


April 2, 1990
Lewis affirms - 27 minutes        Vaughn denies - 29 minutes
Lewis affirms - 27 minutes        Vaughn denies - 30 minutes
April 3, 1990
Lewis affirms - 27 minutes        Vaughn denies - 30 minutes
Lewis affirms - 10 minutes        Vaughn denies - 17 minutes
April 5, 1990
Vaughn affirms - 29 minutes        Lewis denies - 27 minutes
Vaughn affirms - 30 minutes        Lewis denies - 17 minutes
April 6, 1990
Vaughn affirms - 30 minutes        Lewis denies - 30 minutes
Vaughn affirms - 30 minutes        Lewis denies - 19 minutes
Total time:  6:57 minutes

Highers & Woodson/Shelly & Hawley Debate
Subject:  Unity & Restoration Movement
1985 at FHC

Speeches are 30 minutes each then Q&A from audience
1st - William Woodson
2nd - Monroe Hawley
3rd - Alan Highers
4th - Rubel Shelly
40 minutes - Q&A (30 seconds for questions and 2 minutes for answers)
5 minute summation by each speaker.
Closing remarks 3 minutes
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