3 Things to know when you join a new church

πŸŽ™- 3 Things to know when you join a new church

The Bible teaches that we are the church, the body of Christ. Although, in this context, a church is a gathering of believers. The Bible also teaches that it is important for us as believers to be a part of a local church.

That said, there are circumstances when you may have to join a new church. E.g. due to a relocation, a desire to grow in the faith, as a new convert or returning to the church after some time. Whatever the reason, joining a new church is a new experience.

On this episode, I shared 3 things to know when you join a new church. This is also good advice you can share with others who may need it.

Listen, learn and enjoy!

I’ll love to know your thoughts, too.

β†’ What else should a person know when they join a new church?

β†’ What did you learn from your experience at a new church?Β 

I look forward to reading your comments. Thanks!

For more on what to look out for while choosing a local church, check out these posts by Triumph30 devotional:

  1. Their understanding of the Gospel
  2. Their theology about money
  3. Their charismatic ministry
  4. Their mission-mindedness


P.S. Colours & Flavours Podcast is also available on Apple Podcast,Β Spotify,Β Google PodcastΒ orΒ Anchor.

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4 Comments
  • 'Dipo
    Posted at 12:43h, 22 October Reply

    I decided I needed a new church for growth and community, so seeing this was apt.

    The very important point 1 please can you expatiate (with examples).

    Yep yep @ point 2 and 3.

    Thank you for sharing

    • Oyinkansola Odunlami
      Posted at 13:10h, 22 October Reply

      Hey Dipo, I’m glad it was helpful. Thank God.
      I totally relate to your first sentence.
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      About point 1, a church should have a structure that produces discernible growth in your faith. You shouldn’t remain a baby forever, you have to grow. Ephesians 4:11-12, Philippians 1:25
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      I shared this post, There’s so much more, during a time when I decided that I wanted to get answers to my questions about the faith.
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      After being in the church for a while, I should confidently know what I believe and why I believe it. I should know what my new life in Christ involves, the gifts I have received and the responsibility it bestows on me. At the very least, there should always be progress in that direction.
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      So, a church must have a structure to build you up in the faith and equip you for ministry. Just as you see the tangible change that a formal education brings, proper training in the Word of God and fellowship with other believers should produce a discernible growth in your faith.
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      I hope this helps.

  • 'Dipo
    Posted at 22:49h, 22 October Reply

    Thank you Β². Yes, this helps.

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