This article looking at Ephesians 2:11-22 shows how in Christ God has made the church to be a uniting place. In Christ, the church has become the Israel of God, a people of God not limited by race, colour nor place. Racism can truly be abolished by the gospel, ushering in the new nation where unity and diversity can be celebrated.
Defining the church both from the Old Testament and New Testament, this article shows that the church started in the Old Testament, and in the New Testament we see the continuation of the church. The author discusses how the church is the gathered people of God who worship God and listen to His Word. Believers, therefore, find their identity in being part of this group of people.
Why does a gospel-centred church look like? This articlce explains that such a church bears at least these three fruits: it produces humility, diversity, and is welcoming toward sinners.
This article shows that the church is the most precious institution on earth, because it demanded the highest price ever paid for anything—the blood of Christ. Furthermore, the church is like heaven on earth, in the sense that this is where God's will is done on earth.
There are three kinds of churches, all defined by how they love. Of the three kinds of churches, which one do you belong to? Let the article introduce them.
What should our perspective be toward the idea of a national church? Is reformation in the church of Christ ever to be supported by the sword power of the magistracy? May the church every rise up in warfare? This article examines these questions by looking at the history of the reformation in the Netherlands and the conflict between Spain and the Netherlands.
John Wycliffe was called the forerunner of the Reformation. What caused him to have that title? This article focuses on the struggle Wycliffe faced within the Roman Catholic Church. His view of the church and God’s predestination caused him to stand up against the heresy and corruption within the Roman Catholic Church.
The church growth movement and its pragmatic methods have effects that cannot be avoided. This article discusses those effects and shows what happens when a church aims for numbers as its goal.