The Church

The Body of Christ


Unity

How can church unity be achieved?

In the ancient creeds, what is meant by "communion of the saints"?

What does koinonia mean?

What is the importance of church membership?

Is it okay to attend two (or more) different churches? Is it wrong to attend multiple churches?

Community

The Christian community — What is it?

What is Christian fellowship and why is fellowship so important?

Is church attendance important?

Why is having a church family so valuable?

What does being part of the family of God mean?

What is a church community group?

What is the right hand of fellowship (Galatians 2:9)?

What does the phrase "where two or three are gathered" mean in Matthew 18:20?

What is a Godparent? Does the Bible say anything about being a Godparent (God-parent)?

Finding a Church

What should I look for when trying to find a local church?

What should we look for in a church?

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

If a Christian lives in a place where there is no church to attend, what should he or she do?

Should I attend a megachurch? What are the pros and cons of going to a megachurch (mega-church)?

Hurdles

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

Chreasters — Who are they?

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

What causes church splits? How can healing occur after a church split?

Why are there so few men in the church?

Is missing church okay? Are there acceptable reasons to miss church?

Why does it seem like preachers' kids often walk away from the faith?

What are some signs spiritual abuse, and how should I respond?

Why are there so many evangelical Christian scandals? Why are so many evangelical leaders caught in scandal?

Is pastoral restoration possible after a pastor has been involved in a scandal?

Health and Growth

What are some characteristics of a healthy church?

Why do some churches die yet others seem to thrive?

Does the Bible give insight into church growth?

Church planting — What is it?


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