Three Thoughts on How Faith Works in our Lives My first thought is the obvious ‘go to’, where Hebrews 11:1 perfectly defines faith, “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”  Faith is not something like math or science which is based upon fact.  We cannot see it; […]


East Independence Local News

Our greetings to all in this New Year… may God’s blessings be upon you.  Some of our blessings have been: Apostle Buzz Brickhouse had surgery in August; another surgery to remove cancer in September; a heart attack and two new stents in October; rehab; and surgery for removal of cancer once again since.  It’s been […]

Phoenix Local News

We are wrapping up another year here at the Phoenix Local. It’s my hope that through this report, I can get everyone up to speed on some highlights of what’s been happening! On April 27th, several groups of married couples presented their advice from a scriptural standpoint on marriage in the Marriage Retreat. Topics discussed […]

Collins Local News

Fall has come from hot mid-90’s to only reaching up into the 50’s on some days. The leaves, however, are not changing color as quickly as oftentimes they do. It’s sort of strange this year, but the crispness in the air is a very welcome occurrence! I hope this finds you well and enjoying the […]

2019 Michigan Reunion

The theme of this year’s Michigan Reunion was, “The Armor of God.” The reunion was held June 14 through 17.  We welcomed church family from Ontario, New York, Arizona, Missouri, and Colorado.  The fellowship began Friday afternoon with a rafting trip at the Trudgen’s, followed by dinner at their home. Saturday morning we gathered together […]

2019 Missouri Reunion Report

We entered the Church of Christ for the opening prayer service of the 2019 Missouri Reunion, Friday, July 26th. We were greeted by Elder Glenn Gill, with Priest Bruce Haines assisting. Br. Glenn read a prayer given by the apostle Paul from Ephesians 3, reminding us that we come together ourselves under the banner of […]

Zions Advocate is...

  • To promote Jesus Christ as our only Saviour;
  • To promote His Teachings and His Church, the Church of Christ;
  • To be a voice of warning to His people; to be Zion's advocate.

The Zion's Advocate is the official periodical of the Church of Christ since 1922. It contains sermons and articles on a variety of topics relating to our faith, news and reports from the General Conference, local churches and missionary fields, and testimonies written by members of God's blessings in their lives. While articles published in this paper may not necessarily reflect the teachings of the Church, declarations and notices authorized by the General Conference do reflect the practices and beliefs of the Church of Christ.