All Resources on The Nature of the Church

Is It Okay for There to Be Different Denominations In the Body of Christ?

by John Piper

John Piper says that having different denominations doesn't have to mean disunity.

What Are Your Thoughts About Being Part of an Online Church?

by John Piper

John Piper says that real-life interaction is vital for personal and corporate church health.

Changes Are in the Wind

A New Fall Focus on Being the Church

by John Piper

What does it mean to be the “church of God”?

Living Supernaturally As the Church of Christ

by John Piper

We must seek to experience supernatural power daily in order to be the church.

Living Together When Christ Is All in All

Colossians 3:12-17

by John Piper

No matter what the issue is, it exists for Christ, or for nothing. Because CHRIST IS ALL.

The Cosmic Church

Ephesians 3:10

by John Piper

The church is the cosmic showcase of God's mercy, but he gets cosmic reproach when we fail to receive his mercy with joy.

Israel and Us Reconciled in One Body

Ephesians 2:11-22

by John Piper

Jesus is the point in redemptive history where the true Israel becomes the church of Christ and the church emerges as the true Israel.

You Were Bought with a Price

Glorify God with Your Bodies

1 Corinthians 6:20

by John Piper

Christianity has to do with everything your body has to do with—food and sex and sleep and talking and playing and working.

We, Though Many, Are One Body in Christ

Romans 12:1-8

by John Piper

Our true individuality is found only in relationship to the body of Christ.

The Local Church: Minimum Vs. Maximum

Acts 2:36-47

by John Piper

There are at least seven qualifications if a group wants to be a church in the NT sense.