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Central Fellowship is not attempting to be a "Popular Church" or a "Cool Church" or a "Mega Church"....but rather, we are striving to be a "True, Biblical Church".

The "9 Marks of a Healthy Church" are explained by Pastor Mark Dever and serve as a guide to us at CFBC as we committ ourselves to being a true, biblical New Testament church. (click anywhere on this text to open the video of Mark Dever explaining the OVERVIEW of the 9 MARKS) ***Scroll down for each individual 9 Mark videos***

1. PREACHING - Want to know how to be utterly counter-cultural and culturally-relevant at the same time? Try opening God’s Word, taking the main point of a biblical text, making it the main point of a sermon, and applying it to life today. (click anywhere on the text of point 1 to open the video of various pastors speaking about preaching)

2. BIBLICAL THEOLOGY - Sound doctrine...a church can’t live without it. (click anywhere on the text of point 2 to open the video of various pastors speaking about biblical theology)

3. THE GOSPEL - The difference between a church and a non-church is whether or not it believes, teaches, and lives out the message of the gospel. (click anywhere on the text of point 3 to open the video of various pastors speaking about the Good News)

4. CONVERSION - God must act, and people must act. God must give life to the dead. People must repent of sin and trust in Christ.

5. EVANGELISM - Biblical evangelism means (i) sharing the message about Jesus’ death and resurrection with non-Christians and (ii) calling them to repent and believe.

6. MEMBERSHIP - Church membership isn’t just names on a list or an emotional attachment to your childhood church. It’s attending, loving, serving, and submitting to a congregation of people.

7. DISCIPLINE - Should the church look different from the world? The fact that Jesus and Paul commanded churches to practice discipline tells us the answer is “yes.”

8. DISCIPLESHIP - Christians learn by instruction and imitation, which means that churches are where both should happen.

9. LEADERSHIP - The Bible teaches that churches should be led by a plurality of godly, qualified shepherds. What does it call them? Elders.


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