Religion: The Nondenomination

Three services were held at the Broadway Church of Christ in Lubbock, Texas last Sunday (two in the morning and one at night); there was a giant picnic for 2,000 church members at noon, and at 3 p.m. there was a going-away party with an air-conditioned Buick as the main gift. Object of all the attention: Broadway Church's personable pastor—Matt Norvel Young, 41, an expansive man in an expanding church.

Reasoning Approach. When Norvel Young went to Lubbock 13 years ago, there were five Churches of Christ in the city (pop. 139,000) with a total membership of about 1,300. Today there are...

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