I'm interested in people who say "I'm a Christian, but I don't go to church." I understand the sentiment - it really fits in well with the "spiritual, but not religious" Zeitgeist, and it seems to ...
In some of the more traditional denominations - certainly Catholicism and Anglicanism, to name two - churches or church buildings are named after "saints". This is in contrast to the more evangelical ...
I might be making some naive assumptions here, but I have a hard time seeing what the purpose of congregations are in the context of priesthood of all believers. As I understand it, priesthood of all ...
Possible Duplicate: Do I have to attend church every Sunday? Simply put, can you be a true christian and not go to church? Or is it a mandate to go to church on Sundays?
I realize that Catholics believe in apostolic succession, and that they were explicitly given authority by Jesus himself. In other denominations, what, if anything, other than the choice made by its ...
I used to attend one church which felt quite weird for me. Here are a few things that I don't agree with: Everybody can speak in tongues. The steps are, first you need somebody to pray with you so ...
In the old testament days, God asked Moses to construct a place for Him to reside. Exodus 25:8 (NKJV) And let them make Me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them But in New testament, We ...
This question struck me last Sunday at church. People usually talk about the abstract benefits of prayer and proving things etc, but I'm asking this question because over the many years I've been ...
Assuming that one believes in an almighty Lord, why should one choose a particular Christian congregation or denomination? For example, why should one choose to serve God by helping the poor through ...
I am referring to 'Elders' in the sense of 1 Timothy 5:17 (NIV) : 17 The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and ...