Pastor Brian has been preaching a series of messages through the book of Acts. In this message, Brian explores 5 traits exhibited by the early church that shows the health of the church. By these 5 signs, we can evaluate churches today to see how healthy or unhealthy a church may be. If a church is healthy, it is important for that church to take steps to ensure continued health. If a church is unhealthy, it is important for that church to take steps to become a healthy body.
5 Signs of a Healthy Church
- A healthy church holds the sign of APOSTOLIC THEOLOGY (2:42a, 43).
- A healthy church holds the sign of UNITED FELLOWSHIP (2:42b, 44-45).
- A healthy church holds the sign of JOYFUL WORSHIP (2:42c, 46).
- A healthy church holds the sign of DEVOTED PRAYER (2:42d, 46).
- A healthy church holds the sign of INTENTIONAL EVANGELISM (2:47).
About the Author:
Brian Chilton is the founder of BellatorChristi.com and is the host of The Bellator Christi Podcast. He received his Master of Divinity in Theology from Liberty University (with high distinction); his Bachelor of Science in Religious Studies and Philosophy from Gardner-Webb University (with honors); and received certification in Christian Apologetics from Biola University. He hopes to begin doctoral studies in theology and apologetics this fall. Brian is full member of the International Society of Christian Apologetics and the Christian Apologetics Alliance. Brian has been in the ministry for over 14 years and serves as the pastor of Huntsville Baptist Church in Yadkinville, North Carolina.
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