The church is of God. But a local congregation of Christians may be judged as biblical or heretical, strong or weak by the degree of faithfulness to the church's central purpose. Only from the Scriptures can fitting implications for churchly functions be drawn. And only from personal introspection can members be sure that the local assembly is faithful to its purpose.
In many respects, the church is a complex assemblage. The New Testament employs many "images to describe it and show its nature. The exercise below has been designed to help one determine the status of the local church.
To perform the assessment, click on the Church Assessment Worksheet button below to download a copy of the worksheet. Follow the instructions on the worksheet to complete the activity.