Category Archives: Culture

The Most Important Part Of What Christians Believe

Christianity is a religion of doing good to others. We believe in loving our enemy, helping the poor and the widows, treating others the way that we would like to be treated. However, these “good works” by themselves do not … Continue reading

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Being Spiritual Does Not Give You The Right To Make Your Own Rules

True Christians must be obedient to God, not arrogant leaders who seek to advance our own name brand through our ministry. One mark of a false teacher is their tendency to consider themselves to be the only one who has … Continue reading

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It Is Important That Our Churches Are Guided By the Principle Of Peace

Christians have many different opinions as to how to “do church.” We disagree on everything from the structure of service, to church government, to what kind of music to sing and even the way to dress for church. When we … Continue reading

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Churches can have several preachers, without disorder

It is typical in modern churches for there to be one pastor who does all the preaching. However, that is not how it was done in the first century AD. Instead, there were typically several men from the congregation who … Continue reading

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Tongues must be interpreted, period

For the last several weeks we have been working our way through chapter 14 of I Corinthians where the Apostle Paul repeats again and again his warning against misusing the gift of tongues in church services. He apparently thought that … Continue reading

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The advantage of being married to a priest

I am fortunate to be married to a very wonderful woman. She is beautiful, intelligent, gentle, loving, and most importantly, godly.¬†She is also a priest. Actually, all Christians are priests, regardless of their gender, or their formal position in the … Continue reading

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Church Services Must Be Orderely And Edifying

In contemporary churches there is usually one man, the pastor, who has the job of preaching the main message, and there are others who contribute through smaller duties such as song leading, or Scripture reading. But in most first century … Continue reading

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