January 4, 1830. Alexander Campbell – co-founder of the American religious movement that gave birth to the Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ), Christian Churches (Independent) and Churches of Christ – publishes the maiden issue of his journal, “The Millenial Harbinger,” replacing his former paper, “The Christian Baptist.“ [Source: Earl West, The Search for the Ancient Order, vol. I (Carmel, Ind.: Religious Book Service, 1990), 71-72.. Highly recommended reading: Garrett, Leroy. The Stone-Campbell Movement: The Story of the American Restoration Movement. Joplin, MO: College Press, Rev./Exp.1994.