Category: Disunity in the Church

Examining Christian Disunity: Three Benefits of Denominationalism, Part 2 (of 5)

In the first installment of this series I pointed out that while disunity among believers is a problem, many (especially skeptics) fail to appreciate the tremendous unity among historic Christians. The Christian faith encapsulates a defining and shared set of beliefs, values, and a broad world-and-life view. In these three critical areas, the faith holds a robust unity.

Examining Christian Disunity: Unifying Essentials, Part 1 (of 5)

I once heard a skeptic ask: Why should I seriously consider Christian truth-claims when Christendom is so deeply divided? There is some painful truth in this question. Christian disunity does, at times, hurt the church’s witness to a nonbelieving world (John 13:34–35). For the next several weeks I will offer five points in response to this important challenge. Here I’ll…