Tag: church building

  • The Origin of the Pulpit

    In the context of discussing the role of evangelists within the church, it is essential that we differentiate between biblical evangelism and other practices or traditions. This post is part of my ongoing attempts to separate what is from what should be. The term “pulpit” is frequently used today when discussing church meetings and church…

  • Jesus’ Church: Organism or Organization? (Why Our Thinking About the Church is Wrong)

    I recently read a newspaper article written by a preacher that was discussing his view of the purpose of the church. Since I’ve been thinking and writing about similar things recently, the headline caught my eye, so I read it. The contents got me to thinking. As Christians, we understand (intellectually) the individual truths that…

  • Unity in the Bible

    Let’s examine what the Scriptures say about unity. GOD is Unified Our starting point for any study of character traits or attributes should be to look at the nature of GOD. GOD wants man to imitate His character and nature in every way, so He always provides the target for which we should aim. Unity…

  • What is a House Church?

    The term “house church” has come to mean a lot of different things. Without an accompanying explanation, using the term “house church” can be like asking people to picture a flower—nearly everyone has a different image in their head, and most are probably different than what you pictured. We use the term “house church” as…