Family, Organic Church, Real Church

Church is Family, not Business!

In the West, a consumer mentality is often fostered in us even when it comes to church. We, unfortunately, all too easily have a "What's in it for me?" attitude. And, where this exists, little is required of every member to grow in real love and care for each other. And, we like it that… Continue reading Church is Family, not Business!

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What divides the Body of Christ – Part 1

Growing or Cloning On “joining a church” believers may be in the early stages of discipleship, unaware of what the teachings of the new group really are or mean. Should they later discover something that another group holds to be true and important to have become important to them too, it seems sad that often… Continue reading What divides the Body of Christ – Part 1

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What is Church? – Part 2

What is Church? – Part 2 (Click here for part 1) Just as family is people connected in relationships with the purpose to love and nurture one another and to multiply, so too, the Church of Jesus Christ is people connected to one another in relationships with the purpose to love and nurture one another and… Continue reading What is Church? – Part 2

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What is Church? – Part 1

One Sunday morning, almost 17 years ago, my husband and I were driving home from church. In the car we were having a discussion about our experience of the service. The church we attended had vibrant worship and a wonderful message. However, we got to pondering on the term “church” and felt that naming any… Continue reading What is Church? – Part 1