Posts from May 2021
As we continue in our series on the church, we are considering 12 different marks or characteristics of healthy churches. Here we consider the second and third marks. Biblical Theology or connecting to the Bible’s Big Picture is important as a consistent practice in both preaching and reading the Word of God. When we do so, the third mark, the Gospel, becomes explicit as well. Consider with us how important these two marks are and how they connect with the…
What is the place of preaching in a church and how should it be done? Why do we still do this whole “preaching thing” anyway? Isn’t it old fashioned? Yet, this is what God has told the church to do. In this message, we consider why preaching God’s Word is so important and especially why preaching it in a particular way is ideal for the growth and health of the church.
What are the most important characteristics for a church to display? Paul gives three such characteristics: purity, unity & love. Join us as we consider this third characteristic as well as the reasons why the church is so important in the world.
There are many groups, denominations and buildings that call themselves churches, but what exactly is a church? Many misunderstandings exist on this subject and although many people claim to think church is important, they might struggle to explain what a church is. Join us as we consider what Jesus created the church to be and why it is so vital.
As a society we are becoming more fragmented as people find it hard to relate to others who are from a different age bracket. Unfortunately, the church is not immune to it. But in Titus 2, we see a model of healthy relationships between the older and younger generations that is built on the grace of God.