How to choose a church - with all the churches around, you might be asking yourself,
How do I choose the right church? Good question.
This video will answer many of your questions...
and here are some good reasons to choose a church...
and some bad reasons to pick a church, described in this video:
Transcript of Video - Click here if you'd prefer to read.
The first recommendation is to choose a Christian church...
and if you do not know why, please contact us for more info.
Secondly, Choose a Bible believing church. Now many churches say they are Bible believing churches, but we are told to "test the spirits" and that you "will know them by their fruits". Are their beliefs and actions in accordance with what the Bible says? Many churches follow man made traditions over the Word of God. We are warned, "Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to Christ." Col 2:8 NKJV
Jesus asked " Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?" Here, the leaders of the church were observing man made traditions over what the Bible said. Talking about Gods people in the latter days we are told "here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus." and "which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ." Revelation 14:12, 12:17. It would seem that keeping the commandments of God is pretty important...
So why choose a church that doesn't keep them all? In the book of James we are cautioned, "For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all." James 2:10
Many people have heard of the ten commandments and even read a condensed version of them on a plaque, but surprisingly few people have actually read all of what they say... And for many who have read them, it has been years ...You might consider checking them out again for yourself from a Bible. They are found in Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5 (Deuteronomy means the retelling of the law). Pay close attention to the Sabbath commandment...It is one that many churches miss these days.
Now that you know how to choose a church, come check us out, and see for yourself if we believe the Bible and the commandments of God.