the weblog of Alan Knox article: Sunday 101 – What is church?

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I’ve published a new article on as the Raleigh Practical Christianity Examiner. The article is called “Sunday 101: What is church?

This article is the first in a series of articles that I plan to publish on on the weekends. The series will focus on the essence and nature of the church, as well as related topics such as church leadership and church gatherings.

Here is a snippet from this article:

For most Christians, Sunday revolves around church. But, what is church? When we are discussing the meaning of the English word “church,” there are many answers to that question.

According to one dictionary, the English term “church” can mean 1) a group of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship (i.e., a denomination), 2) a place for public (especially Christian) worship, 3) a service conducted in a house of worship, or 4) the body of people who attend or belong to a particular local church…

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