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Can We Get Along Just as Well Without It?

Optional?

What if God gave us a choice of plans of salvation? Option A is the church plan. Option B is the non-church plan. In other words, if you want to be a part of the church, fine, but if you’d rather get to heaven without the church, that’s OK too! 281 more words

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How do you effect integration in a multicultural church?

At Oldham Bethel Church, we have a significant number of people for whom English is not their first language. Most of our service takes place bi-lingually, with our open prayer free for anybody to pray in the (earthly) language of their choice. 1,062 more words

A few comments on the recent LDS offshoot The Remnant and Denver Snuffer

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
Aristotle

Many of you may have heard of the most recent rupture within the LDS faith as reported in the Salt Lake Tribune… 2,199 more words

What do I do Now?

After a person obeys the gospel, the most oft asked question is, “what do I do now?” However, this question is asked by both the new convert AND the members of the local congregation. 757 more words

Borger Church Of Christ

Do You Love the Church?

The church is terribly important in the Bible.

After all, it is called the body and bride of Christ. For most men, their wife and their own body come pretty high up on their list of priorities, and I believe the Bible uses those metaphors for that very reason. 415 more words

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Book Review: Jeremy M. Kimble, 40 Questions about Church Membership and Discipline

Kimble, Jeremy M. 40 Questions about Church Membership and Discipline. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Kregel, 2017. Pb. 272 pp. $23.99.   Link to Kregel

If recent studies are accurate, both church attendance and church membership in America are in decline. 1,059 more words

Book Reviews

We had a baptism yesterday: here's what we did

At Oldham Bethel Church, we had the privilege of baptising and bringing into membership one of our Iranian brothers. There are several things going on when we baptise someone so I thought I would share exactly what we were doing. 862 more words