The Human Body – A Shadow

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The human body is an amazing creation. It never ceases to amaze me how many spiritual truths we can see when comparing the human body to the spiritual one, the Church. We can do this because everything in this physical world is a shadow of Christ. By Him, through Him, and for Him, all things […]

The Road Less Traveled

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We are all on a journey with the Lord, individually as well as corporately with those around us. Our journeys all, in some way or another, look different. We are all in different places in our journey with Christ. Some are further along and some are just starting out, but one thing is for sure… […]

Is the Church a Building?

Is the church a building?

As the title suggests, I want to aks you a question regarding how we see the Church. This post will be rather short as I’m looking for feedback, rather than trying to give all the answers. My hope is that this post will make you think more deeply about the way we see and talk […]

Christian Unity – What it is and What it’s Not

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This post is part of a chain blog series initiated by Alan Knox on the topic of “real relational unity”. The first post in the chain is by Alan and can be found here (Chain Blog: Real Relational Unity) Christian unity is a common topic in many circles, and rightfully so. However, in reality, Christian […]

Body-Building God’s Way

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Paul, in describing the body of Christ used many different analogies and pictures. In this post I will follow in Paul’s footsteps, and use the analogy of a bodybuilder to describe how the body of Christ grows and strengthens. Any serious body-builder will tell you there are at least two things required for a body […]

Church Membership – Is it biblical?

Should we become members of a church?

If you are reading this, then the blog title probably caught your attention because of the debate that goes on around this topic. However, I hope to offer quite a different perspective on the matter that will unite us in Christ rather than divide us over doctrine. Firstly, what may surprise you considering my view […]

The Body of Christ

For most Christian’s the idea that the Church is the ‘Body of Christ’ is acknowledged and even given lip service on occasion. However, I believe that most Christians have failed to see the staggering magnificence of this reality. We have simply given the phrase ‘Body of Christ’ a head nod and filed it away in our theological file cabinets or […]