Questions to Consider When Choosing a Church

  • Does this church faithfully teach the Word of God?
    Matt. 28:19–20; Col. 3:16; 2 Tim. 3:16
  • Does this church believe in the authority and inerrancy of Scripture?
    2 Tim. 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20–21
  • Does this church adhere to sound doctrine?
    1 Thess. 5:21; 2 Tim. 4:2; Titus 2:1
  • Does this church preach the gospel?
    John 3:16; 14:6
  • Does this church value and prioritize evangelism?
    Matt. 9:35–38; 28:19–20; Mark 16:15
  • Do the people in this church community challenge each other to follow God’s Word?
    Eph. 4:25; Col. 3:16; 1 Thess. 5:11
  • Am I able to find close fellowship and develop godly relationships in this church?
    Eph. 4:32; Phil. 2:3–5; Heb. 3:13
  • Does this church emphasize worship (through music and other methods of praise)?
    1 Chron. 16:8–9; Eph. 5:19–20; Col. 3:16–17
  • Does this church stress the importance of discipleship?
    Matt. 16:24; 28:19–20; Titus 2:3–5
  • Does this church practice discipline?
    1 Cor. 5:12; Gal. 6:1; 1 Tim. 5:20
  • Are the leaders of this church honest and humble? Do they exemplify biblical leadership qualities?
    1 Tim. 3:2–4; Titus 1:7–9; 2:7
  • Does this church hold leaders accountable? 1 Tim. 5:19–20; 1 Peter 5:1–3

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