Saturday, August 12, 2017

Adapt, Adjust And Diversify: Some Of Our Differences Make The Church Stronger

As long as the center holds, our differences won’t make the church weaker. They’re an essential element for making us stronger.

Christians worship and serve Jesus in so many different ways. Sure, there’s a foundation of correct theology and behavior that needs to exist for any group to legitimately call themselves a church. Among them are:
  • The divinity of Jesus 
  • Salvation through the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus 
  • Practicing the Great Commandment and the Great Commission 
  • The primacy of scripture 
  • And more
But, when we build on the essentials, there is some amazing and wonderful diversity within the body of Christ. Recognizing, supporting and encouraging that diversity within a biblical theological framework is not a weakness. It is, and has always been, one of the church’s great strengths. And it will be one of our greatest tools for the survival and the strength of the church in coming generations. Read More

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