This extensive study on how Christians are the church and the need for a formal Church building is not supported by scripture. Personally I have felt for a long time that ‘true Christianity’ has been institutionalized and has left the biblical model of interactive personal ministry behind. We wonder why the established church is not flurishing while in oppressed societies home churches are growing by record numbers. Perhaps we need to rethink how we do church and actually become the church.
C H U R C H R E F O R M S E R I E S
By Biblicism Institute
To the well-versed, a ‘church service’ is in reality a show put together to entertain Christians. God never meant it to be so. The gathering of Christians is supposed to be an opportunity for all believers to edify and encourage one another.
“…not neglecting to meet together… but encouraging one another…” Hebrews 10:25
How are Christians supposed to edify and encourage one another?
“When you come together, each of you has a hymn, or a word of instruction, a revelation, a tongue or an interpretation. Everything must be done so that the church may be built up… Two or three prophets should speak, and the others should weigh carefully what is said.And if a revelation comes to someone who is sitting down, the first speaker should…
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