Sunday, July 26, 2015

5 Things to Look for in a Church

First, that it be a church. The Reformers argued that there are three distinguishing <b>marks of the church—the Word, sacraments, and discipline. That means your campus ministry isn’t the church; your podcasts are not the church; your family sitting around the table is not the church. But it also means that those institutions claiming to be the church that lack these things are not the church. If a church refuses to exercise discipline, excommunicating the unrepentant of gross and heinous sins, it’s not a church. Keep reading

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