The Truth about the Church

What is the theological study of ecclesiology?

What is the definition of the church?

What was God's purpose in establishing the church?

What does koinonia mean?

What is the universal church and how is it different from the local church?

Is church attendance important?

Does a person have to attend church to be saved?

What is the importance of church membership?

Is there one true church? Which one is it?

What is the reason for all the different Christian interpretations?

Which churches are considered 'mainline denominations,' and why?

Should a Christian be involved in the ecumenical movement?

What does non-denominational mean? What do non-denominational churches believe?

Are seeker-sensitive churches biblical?

Is the simple church movement biblical? What is a simple church?

What should we look for in a church?

What does the Bible say about church-shopping/church-hopping?

When is it okay to leave a church and look for a new one?

Why are small group ministries important in the church?

Does the Bible talk about church government?

What are church bylaws (by-laws)? Why are church bylaws important?

Is the office of pastor taught in the Bible?

Should churches pay their pastor a salary?

Women pastors - what does the Bible say?

Is the role of Pastor Emeritus biblical?

What duties are church elders responsible for?

What duties are church deacons responsible for?

What qualifications does the Bible give for elders and deacons?

Can a church elder or deacon be single / unmarried?

Do we have prophets in the church today?

What is church discipline/excommunication?

What should I do if I have been burned and hurt by the church? How can I overcome my aversion to the church?

What is Christian baptism?

Is there a correct mode of baptism?

Is infant baptism biblical? Is there biblical precedence for infant baptism?

What is the significance of the Lord's Supper?

What is the biblical frequency of communion?

Is communion supposed to be open or closed?

Is the celebration of a first communion / Eucharist biblical?

Is it okay for Christians to celebrate communion outside of church?

Consubstantiation – What is it?

What is the Sabbath? Is the Sabbath day for rest or for worship?

Is Sabbath-keeping something Christians should do?

Is the Sabbath Saturday or Sunday?

Did Constantine change the Sabbath? Did Constantine make the Sabbath Sunday instead of Saturday?

The Protestant Reformation – What was it?

Can we use musical instruments in church?

Why do some Christians dress up for church?

Should Christians judge the teachings of their leaders?

Religiosity - What is it?

Christian ministry - What is it?

What is Christian worship?

What are the concept and the goals of Christian missions?

Who are Christian missionaries and what do they do?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of short-term missions?

Is fund-raising appropriate for a church?

Does the Bible give insight into church growth?

Why do some churches die yet others seem to thrive?

How can a church know the right time to build a new building?