Healthy Local Church
The capacity of the Church to achieve its overall purpose is intrinsically tied to the health of local churches. Much of what was written in the New Testament to local churches addresses issues of church health.
Today there is an endless array of expressions of local church, but in assessing the vitality, effectiveness and overall health of a church we need to identify the biblical imperatives that transcend cultural, structural, operational, situational, traditional and contemporary expression.
The attached paper seeks to clarify the local church, church health and church planting in the Christian Community Church Movement.