From a letter to the editor in November 2006:
- Unity is being promoted vigorously, especially by Rick Atchley and some who agree with his analysis of Bible teaching and current practice and beliefs. Some wonder why so little emphasis is placed upon uniting with brethren in the Disciples of Christ denomination. Some wonder why so little is said about including in unity discussions some leaders in Church of Christ circles. I read an article today about troubles in Presbyterian circles which might help explain our reluctance to discuss unity with leaders in the Disciples denomination. Liberalism and faith do not mix.
<font color=black size=3 face=times new roman>[The Christian Chronicle] Editors note: Churches of Christ have long been committed to a cappella worship music, and our recent story on one churchs decision to add a Saturday night instrumental service including the Lords Supper has stirred deep concerns among a significant number of readers. The letters section this month is expanded to bring a representative sample of opinions. As a general rule, we only publish letters in the issue immediately following the story.</font>
<font color=indigo size=3 face=times new roman>So, The Christian Chronicle has published the following selected responses, including one from John Waddey:</font>