Posts by Beltline Church of Christ

Posts by Beltline Church of Christ

Is Church Attendance Required?

“Does the New Testament teach that Christians must be present at every meeting of the church?” This is not a question that can be answered with a simple “yes” or “no.” There are several elements to the issue that must be taken into consideration. Perhaps the most controversial passage relating to this matter is Hebrews 10:24-25. Before we consider the text specifically, perhaps some background would be helpful. There is a sense of urgency to the book of Hebrews. The…
Hourglass and calendar

It was an Unpredictable Year

With a global pandemic, lockdowns, economic woes, a contested Presidential election, and more, this has been quite an unusual year. While the wise man noted that “there is nothing new under the sun” (Ecclesiastes 1:9), from our perspective it can seem like we are living in unprecedented times. As the events of this year have unfolded, there are some important truths that have been highlighted. These have always been true, but they are more apparent in light of recent events.…

The Love of God for Us

Have you ever stopped to ponder the variety of ways in which God chooses to show us His love for us? I am highly confident that the ways and means He uses to show us His love are innumerable and as infinite as the stars of the sky or the sand of the seashore. Yet, sometimes we still wonder if He really, honestly, truly loves us. Flowers can speak to us of how He longs to whisper to us. Mountain…