The Universal Church

  • All believers as one body
  • Missions
  • Bound together by Jesus
  • All unique with gifts
  • Redeemed
  • Giving
  • Family connection
  • Name in Book of Life
  • Bride of Christ
  • All time and generations
  • Hand and feet of God
  • Same praise, different languages

The Local Church

  • Intimacy risk
  • Local accountability
  • Intentional service
  • Protected
  • Hearing the Word of God brings believers together
  • God's manifestation of grace
  • Faith life in community of people
  • Helps us define our identity
  • Servant-centered
  • Group prayer