Church and State

What happened? When the current united states president was elected, it was a day of happiness and a day of sadness for many. The last American election polarized our country link no other. Adding this on top of the already tense racially charged American seemed like the straw that broke the camels back for some […]

A classless society

The first century church was not perfect. Jesus wanted to institute a new culture where people were not judged by their nationality but by their acceptance of Jesus Christ. In Acts 6:1 we see a case of discrimination; the Gentile converts were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. Could you imagine someone showing […]

The Mission of The Church

Read Matthew 28:19-20. How does it address the issue of the church’s mission? The mission of the Church is outlined very clearly in this passage. The first word that Jesus says is go! He does not say stay, sit, argue, fight. Jesus says go, He says go therefore. In the light of the resurrection and […]

Unity in Diversity

Read Galatians 2:1–10. Paul says that the false brothers “slipped in to spy out our freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, so that they might bring us into slavery” (Gal. 2:4, ESV). What are Christians free from? Read ; Rom. 6:6, 7; 8:2, 3; Gal. 3:23–25; 4:7, 8; Heb. 2:14, 15. How do we […]

The Importance of Unity

Read 1 Corinthians 1:10–13. What does this passage tell us about how important Paul believed unity in the church was? In the Corinthian church factions began to develop around leaders. Paul is letting the people know that there should not be these type of schisms in the church of God. What are some issues that […]