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Eight Key Characteristics Of The Church In Acts

The scriptures are the best guide to how to be a church. In this article, Rick Warren identifies eight characteristics of the church in the book of Acts and suggests these are key to our effectiveness as well.

8 Acts Of A Healthy Growing Church

Questions

  1. Are they the characteristics you would have identified from the book of Acts?
  2. Do you agree that these characteristics are more important than lots of other things? Rick Warren says that God can overlook a lack of facilities, programs and leadership.
  3. If you were to chose to strengthening one of these eight in your church which would you choose first?
  4. How would you go about doing it?
  5. What do you personally need to do so that that characteristic is strong in your own life?
  6. Is there any one that you shy away from? Why?
  7. What do you need to do about that?