"Therefore, I will always be ready to remind you of these things, even though you already know them, and have been established in the truth which is present with you."
- 2 Peter 1:12
Saturday, October 3, 2009
Defining a Church
A church is a (1) group of baptized believers who join together under (2) qualified leadership (Jesus as senior pastor & qualified pastors under Him) (3) in regular gatherings for (4) the hearing and application of the Word of God preached (the gospel exposited from the 66 books of the Bible), (5) the administration of the sacraments (baptism and communion), (6) in deep community within and (7) serious mission without.