Book 8 - contents page
|Chapter 1||What do we mean by church?|
|Chapter 2||Why do we have to be part of a local church anyway?|
|Chapter 3||Our respect for the church and for one another must never prevent us from standing up for the truth and confronting falsehood when we see it|
The Roman Catholic church is unbiblical and a high percentage of its teaching and practices is man-made, false and occultic.
|Chapter 5||Most non- Catholic churches are also unbiblical in their structures and practices|
|Chapter 6||The five ministries which we see in the bible and which we ought to see today, namely: apostle, prophet, evangelist, teacher, and pastor/shepherd|
How and why the church lost its way and became the unbiblical structure we know today
|Chapter 8||The unbiblical and man-made concept of a “clergy class” which is above and different from ordinary people|
Are we supposed to obey and submit to church leaders? If so, which ones and in what way?
Unbiblical church structure remover the safeguards which are meant to protect us from false prophets and counterfeit spiritual gifts
|Chapter 11||Unbiblical church structure also promotes compromise on doctrine|
|Chapter 12||The problems caused by personal ambition, envy and rivalry amongst church leaders|
False teachers, false prophets and abusive manipulative or domineering leaders
Why are most church leaders so ineffective as preachers?
Unbiblical teaching and practice on the issue of money and, in particular, about giving to support churches
|Chapter 16||What can we do about the problems with church structure and leadership?|
|Chapter 17||What is the right way to deal with disagreements and debates between Christians about doctrine and practice?|
|Chapter 18||When, how and by whom should a person be expelled from a church?|