“Real Church”?

No, the first real church was Jesus and His 12 disciples. The first church was actually a training school for those who would establish the second-generation churches after Jesus ascended back to the Father. It was Jesus showing His disciples, first hand, how to have church. They met in houses and gardens, by the sea and on boats in the sea, in the middle of the road, on hillsides and on mountaintops. They met wherever Jesus happened to be. These meetings formed their understanding of what church was supposed to be and established a pattern for the next generation of churches. …

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… A real church would be immersed in the Bible … It would also teach its members that … they are formed in the image of Jesus Christ who was able to love his enemies even as he was being nailed to the cross.

Third, the “real church” would have an authentic community where someone would feel completely comfortable admitting to others they are not doing well in their faith.

And lastly, an authentic church would be occupied with spiritual mission, such as the desire to help the homeless and feed the hungry, to represent Jesus to the world. …

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Paul never once appointed a pastor in all his travels throughout the known world at that time. Not only, did he not appoint a pastor, he never even mentions one. …

… How can these small groups of believers proceed? Try acting like a family, break bread together, take turns reading the bible out loud, pray together. If they do nothing more than that, there would be power that would shake the world coming out of that house. Men want to develop organizations, build buildings for their own glory, our God is interested in nurturing a family here. …

Read more at: http://christianitynotchurchianity.blogspot.co.nz/2009/04/so-what-should-church-look-like.html

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