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 larger picture of what God says about the church.