Church (Tabernacle to Temple to Today)

Throughout history, God’s people have worshiped in many different ways. The Church has looked different through many cultures throughout eras of time. Whether people have met in homes, buildings, outside, in tents, or other means, people have gathered to meet with God. We’re going to take a short trip through Scripture to find out what…

Church (Worship, Women, & Music)

When it comes to a modern day church service, people have varying opinions as to what the service should look like and what should happen. Singing, prayers, music, people speaking are all common things one would see in a modern Western church service. But what about the Bible’s idea of church? What would the church…

Church (Gifts and People)

In our series on the church, we have explored a few aspects of what the church is and should be. We have defined what it is from a biblical perspective using the apostles viewpoint. We have also defined what the leadership should look like and how they should act as overseers of the church. In…

Church (Leadership)

Leadership in the church is just as important as the church itself. Leadership can run a group of people into the ground or build up a church. When Paul was helping establish a church in Ephesus, he made sure Timothy knew exactly what needed to be done, so he started with leadership. 

Church (Introduction)

When it comes to church, people have opinions about what church should be. They either have opinions based on what they have heard church should be like or traditions they experienced in church. The Bible has a lot to say about what church is and what it should be like. To introduce this series, we’re…

Church: The Biblical Meaning

The word “church” is often thrown around as much as the word “Christian” is in the English language. With much usage, comes much opportunity for misuse and misinterpretation and the meaning of a word can become lost or changed over time. I believe this has occurred with the word “church” today. What is the church?…

Fellowship

Church attendance and fellowship have often been in question over the years and have sparked many studies and questions. How often should we go to church? How important is fellowship? The question, “How often should we go to church?”, is asked quite frequently and is a question that should not be ignored. However, the best…

Church Attendance

How important is it that we attend church? This is a question that many Christians have debated over the years. And there seems to be only extremes to this argument. Either church is not important, and it doesn’t need to be regarded as a commandment, or you need to be there every time the doors…

Church…. More than just a routine?

Some people go to church to sing their favorite songs or to listen to a sermon. But, what is the real reason we are there. Well the answer is simple, we go there to worship God. Many verses in the bible say that we are to worship God. 1 Chronicles 16:9 says that we are…