How Will People Talk About Us?
In this lesson, we considered the question of how will people talk about our local congregation by considering a few letters written to churches in the first century.
The responsibilities of the local eldership are much more than making the occasional decisions for the congregation. While it is true the current eldership has made several physical improvements to the meeting place, as well as making the decision toread more
We are told nothing about the beginning of the church in Smyrna; the book of Revelation contains the only mention of this church. Since Smyrna was about 35 miles north of Ephesus, it may have been established while Paul wasread more