Reno Church of Christ

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In a door-to-door survey conducted by Willow Creek Community Church the question was asked: if you don't go to church, why? The five biggest reasons: 1) Boring, 2) Irrelevant, 3) Asking for money all the time, 4) I'm too busy already, 5) I feel awkward at church.


What about you? When you think of the church what do you think? Why does it exist?

 

The word church ‘ekklesia’ means those who have been called out

  • 1 Peter 2:9

 

The church doesn’t mean primarily to worship

  • Romans 12:1

 

The churches main purpose isn’t to evangelize

 

The main purpose of the church isn’t to listen to a sermon

 

The church is to edify or teach

  • 1 Corinthians 14:26
  • Romans 14:19
  • Romans 15:2
  • 1 Corinthians 10:23-24
  • Ephesians 4:11-12
  • Ephesians 4:16
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:11

 

God wants us to be part of the church

  • Acts 2:46-47
  • Ephesians 5:25

Fundamentals of the Church

Many people say they love God and hate religion. According to God’s word, that is not possible. If we love God we will also love the church that His son died for. Please listen below as we seek to understand this misunderstood subject.