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What Is The Church


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This is a Bible Clas in the series of lessons i presented on "Stop DOING Church." I believe to "stop DOING church" we need to begin to understand what the church is all about.

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What Is The Church

  1. 1. Getting Plugged In – In 2010!<br />
  2. 2. Stop “Doing” Church<br />(It might destroy you!)<br />
  3. 3. What is the Church?<br />
  4. 4. What is the Church?<br />Define “church?”<br />What is the purpose of the church?<br />Of what does the church consist?<br />What is the church supposed to do?<br />
  5. 5. What is the Church?<br />Ekklesia:<br />Matthew 16.18 – “church” = ekklesia<br />Acts 19.39 – “regular assembly” = ekklesia<br />Acts 8.3 – “church” = ekklesia<br />The etymology is an “unassembled assembly”<br />
  6. 6. What is the Church?<br />Ekklesia:<br />Ek – “out of”<br />Klesis – “a calling”<br />
  7. 7. What is the Church?<br />Ekklesia:<br />“Called out” of what?<br />“Called out” for what purpose?<br />
  8. 8. What is the Church?<br />
  9. 9. Stop “Doing” Church<br />(It might destroy you!)<br />