I strongly believe in the local church. Although we do not have a depiction of what the local church looks like in the New Testament, we do have a purpose. Concerning the gathering of the local church: some meet in designated buildings, some in homes, some in offices, etc. However, God’s people do gather.
Two of the purposes of the local church are:
- Produce spiritual growth (please read Ephesians 4: 11-16);
- Go into the entire world. Matthew 28:19 says, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations…” A local church that is not focusing on growing and going will soon pass away.
Think On These Things