Get Healthy! Church Health

February 8th, 2015

How would you describe the concept of "church?" 

Matthew 16:18
from the temple (Exodus) >>>>>> to the church (Acts 2)

What is a  healthy church?

  • dysfunctional churches
  • convenient churches
  • the aquarium <<<>>>>the world
  • NCCC > philosophy / values

Structure

Leadership attitude - 1 Peter 5:1-4
Qualifications - 1 Timothy 3:1-7

Elements

Biblical truth - 1 Timothy 4:16, Titus 2:1
The danger of false teaching - Matthew 7:15-16, Matthew 24:10-11, 1 Timothy 1:3-4, 2 Peter 2:1-3

Community - Ephesians 4:16

one another concepts - John 13:24-25
spiritual gifts - 1 Corinthians 12:7, 1 Corinthians 14:12

Giving - 2 Corinthians 8:1-7

Spectator or Servant . . . a process . . .

the freedom to observe from a distance
the freedom to come closer
the freedom to cross over
the freedom to commit

 
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