Category Archives: Church

Five 90 second radio clips about church life

Listen to five 90 second radio clips reminding us of what it means to be the Church. Continue reading

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Why I love the Church (2)

Our love for God compels us to commit to a particular local church, not just out of faithfulness to tradition, but in love and devotion to our Lord who promised, “I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” (Matthew 16:18).
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Why I love the Church

Is it possible to love the Lord without loving the Church? Continue reading

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A dress code for Christians?

Is there a mandatory dress code for Christians?

Will it compromise the plausibility and authenticity of our witness to the gospel if we dress inappropriately? Continue reading

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Another urgent question for the Church

How can we proclaim and celebrate a gospel of grace and forgiveness while enforcing standards of morality — without becoming… Continue reading

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Church life that is hard to find

Word had reached Paul about a serious problem in the Church in Corinth. His response reveals amazing truths about what it really means to be the Church that Christ is building. Continue reading

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Local Church Membership Covenant

I commit myself to God and to the members of my local Church to do the following: Continue reading

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