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How does Gospel understanding affect church health?
“What is the gospel?” asks the cashier at the grocery store. This comes on the heels of your questions, “Do you go to church? Have you believed the gospel?” What do you say? You are caught off guard, and unconsciously pull out a gospel tract and hand it to the nice, young lady, explaining that a small booklet will answer her questions. You quickly gather your items and head for the door, simultaneously embarrassed by your forgetfulness and angered by your response. Has that e
How can a church be healthy with so many views?
How can a church be healthy with so many views? “Long-held Christian beliefs about everything from the nature of God to morality have been reshaped and have become unimportant to many people.” Mark Dever’s statement is a sad testament to the reality of the church today. As we continue our discussion on the topic of the health of the church, we must consider the beliefs of the church. How can a church be healthy with so many views? If the church is to be healthy, the church
How can a church be healthy?
Last week we asked the question, “What is a healthy church?” We begin answering that question today. Inherent in this question are two truths. One truth is that a church can be unhealthy. That is, a church can exist in a state of illness. Not unlike human beings with sickness, the church can exist though hindered through ill health. The second truth is that a church can be healthy. That is, the church can do what is necessary to be healthy. For a variety of reasons, churches
What is a healthy church?
We enter this new year with a question of enormous importance, “What is a healthy church?” I find it interesting that we begin this year discussing the health of the church, considering the current pandemic afflicting the entire globe. More than ever, human beings are concerned with health, and rightly so. Given the importance of a healthy lifestyle, both for the present and the future, human beings should be concerned about their physical health. The Christian, more than oth
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