Tagged: “Biblical”

Is Church Membership Biblical?

We practice membership at Central Oaks. Most of the people who attend are official “members” of our community, and some are not. One question I’ve been considering lately, and one that many have is, “Is church membership biblical?” If we mean “Is it commanded in Scripture?” The very simple answer is no. It’s not biblical […]

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3 Commonly Held Beliefs About Christmas That Aren’t True

Christmas has become so mixed up with American culture that it’s hard to keep what’s biblical and what’s cultural straight. So I thought I’d offer three commonly-held beliefs about Christmas that simply aren’t found in the Bible. 1. Christmas is not Jesus’ birthday. In fact, Jesus doesn’t have a birthday because He has always existed. […]

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