By Mac Deaver Recently, Weylan posted the oral exchange between my father, Roy Deaver, and Gus Nichols (listen at: biblicalnotes.com/audio/roy-deaver-gus-nichols-debate). The exchange took place on the campus of the then Harding Graduate School of Religion in Memphis, Tennessee in 1973. At issue between the two parties was whether or not the “guilty party” of Matthew… Read More Remarriage Right and the Law of the Husband
By Weylan Deaver A preacher’s forum took place in November 1973 at the Harding Graduate School of Religion in Memphis, Tennessee between Roy C. Deaver and Gus Nichols. Each man respected the other. In fact, in the November 1972 issue of his paper, Biblical Notes (p. 73), Deaver wrote: “When brother Nichols preaches, it is… Read More Roy Deaver-Gus Nichols Debate: Can the Guilty Party Remarry?
By Roy C. Deaver The great general area of study called “Christian Apologetics” deals with evidences (or proofs) related to (1) the existence of God, (2) the deity of Jesus Christ, (3) the inspiration of the Bible. With regard to “evidences of inspiration” there are (1) evidences external, and (2) evidences internal. One of the… Read More The Unity of the Bible
By Mac Deaver The Bales-Deaver Debate on marriage, divorce, and remarriage was published by the Firm Foundation Publishing House in 1988. That is twenty six years ago now, and a lot has changed in our world and in the brotherhood since that time including the continuing demise of morality in our country. Many who are… Read More Giving New Life To Old Error
By Roy C. Deaver [1922-2007] In 1967 I was working with the Brown Trail church in Hurst, Texas. Beginning in 1961, this congregation had developed a very strong interest in evangelizing by means of the mail system. Especially during the years 1965 through 1967 there was a great deal of pressure put upon the Brown… Read More I Left the Meeting Scared
By Weylan Deaver My grandfather, Roy C. Deaver, left this life on March 2, 2007 at the age of 84. To the church, he was Roy Deaver the preacher. I’m sure no man knows how many thousands of sermons he preached across the country—how many souls heard the gospel through his voice, even if it… Read More Roy Deaver, My Granddad