How To Find The Right Church For You And Your Family

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Here are some vital things to look for in a church where you and your family will be well suited to grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord. Sound Doctrine No church, no matter what activities they provide for you and your family is well fitted if they do not preach sound doctrine. What Paul wrote to Timothy he writes to ever pastor at every church and that is to “preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching” (2 Tim … [Read more...]

Do Christian Practices Have Pagan Origins?

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Many critics of Christianity claim that the practices of the Christian faith have pagan origins. Is this true or not? What is the Church? The church is technically not a building but a people that have been purchased by the blood of the Lamb of God. It is not so much a religion but a relationship with Jesus Christ and God the Father which Jesus, by His own life and death, made reconciliation for those who were once separated from God by their sins (Isaiah 59:1-2). The church is literally the … [Read more...]

Three Essentials For A Biblical Church

What would you consider 3 essentials for a biblical church?  Is your church using these three “essentials?”  Why are they essential?Three Essentials What would you consider 3 essentials of not just a healthy church but of a biblical church?  For many centuries, these 3 things have been found in the church on a consistent basis since the founding of the church in the first century but they seem to be disappearing in the churches of today.  Why does the lack of these 3 three things in particu … [Read more...]

Should Non-Christians Be Allowed To Marry In A Church?

Should a non-Christian couple be allowed to be married in a church?  What about a pastor marrying a couple where both are non-believers?  Is this wrong?Being Unequally Yoked The Bible is clear that believers are not to be yoked or tied together with unbelievers. This does not mean that Christians cannot have Christian friends but surely our closest friends should be those from the Body of Christ, the church.  This command to not be unequally yoked means more than just being yoked or bound to … [Read more...]

What Is The Bible Definition Of Church? What Is The Biblical View Of Church?

Bible Definition of Church

If you were to ask people what they think of when they hear the word church you would get many differing responses. Some responses may be accurate and some may not be accurate. However, most people are surprised to learn what is the Bible definition of church and what is the Biblical view of the church.What is the common definition of church? Church is commonly defined as a building used for public worship (1). However, many people refer to a church as an organization. Examples are the … [Read more...]

How to Stop The Gossip In Church

How To Stop Gossip In Church

How can you stop gossip in the church?  What strategies can you apply in taming the tongue?  Maybe this can stop perhaps the most destructive of all things in the church…gossip.Gossip:  A Destroyer of Fellowship I can think of anything that destroys the Body of Christ more than gossip does. Often it is prayer requests that are passed on to others but it turns into gossip. Gossip destroys fellowship, unity, and trust among the members of the church.  Perhaps that is why many who request praye … [Read more...]


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