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 He who believes in Me...
The churches of Christ greet you!
Looking for a church home?
Romans 16:16 says 'All of the churches of Christ greet you..."  Today, we greet you and invite you to worship and study with us.

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Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God!
Jesus is the head of the church...
In Matthew 16:15-18, Jesus said that He would build His church on the foundation that He is the Christ, the Son of the living God.

The church that Jesus built
We strive to be Christians only....followers of Jesus & God's word:

Following is a brief introduction to the churches of Christ...

When did Jesus start His church?

Acts 2:41-42, 47 (approximately A.D. 30) says:

"Then those who gladly received his word were baptized; and that day about three thousand souls were added to them.  42And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers....47And the Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved." Acts 2:41-42, 47 (NKJ)

This was the beginning of the Lord's church that He promised  to build.

Can we be "just Christians" and part of Jesus' church today?

You can be just a Christian!  Does this sound strange? With about 300 religious groups in the U.S. and thousands world-wide, it might appear impossible to be a Christian without being part of a denomination.

It is not only possible, but there are actually millions of “Christians only” in the U.S. and other nations.

Why the name "churches of Christ?"

Who are these people who seek to be Christians only?  The congregations (or group of people) of which they are a part are usually known as “churches of Christ.” This term is intended to denote our desire to belong to Christ’s church.

In Romans 16:16, Paul says: “All the churches of Christ greet you.”

In addition to "churches of Christ," the Bible describes Jesus’ church by other names, such as the “body of Christ” (I Corinthians 12:27), the “household of faith” (Galatians 6:10), “the church of God" (I Corinthians 1:2), etc. These and similar Biblical phrases are not proper names, but descriptive expressions which show how the church is related to Christ and His Father. 

Why wear only the name "Christian?"

Individually, Christ’s followers were known in Bible times as “Christians” or “disciples” or "saints." For example, in Acts 11:26, it says:

“The disciples were called Christians first in in Antioch.”

"...but if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not feel ashamed, but in that name let him glorify God." 1 Peter 4:16 (NAS)

Never in scripture does a human name prefix this God-given name of Christian. Paul was one of Jesus’ apostles and wrote many of the New Testament books. Yet Paul did not want disciples to be called “Paulists” or “Paulite Christians.” (See I Corinthians 1:10-17, 3:3-8)

A distinctive plea?

Churches of Christ strive to have a distinctive plea. We firmly believe both in the inspiration of the entire Bible and in its sufficiency to guide us in all matters of faith. (See 2 Timothy 3:16-17). The Bible tells us of the death of Jesus Christ and His atonement (payment) for our sins by His shed blood. It tells us that all men will be rewarded or punished in another life for the way they have lived here (2 Corinthians 5:10). We insist that the moral principles of Jesus are absolute truths to be followed and proclaimed in the personal righteousness of the Christian. We not only believe that the Bible is inspired, but also that it is our ONLY guide in religious faith.

God’s word frequently warns us against changing the divine message (see Galatians 1:6-10).  We, therefore have no man-made creed or catechism to present, but accept Christ as our only creed and the Bible as our only guidebook. We plead for the restoration of New Testament Christianity, rather than a reformation of existing religious bodies.

While many things have changed in the twenty-first century, the teachings of Jesus and His apostles have not. God’s word is truth (John 17:17) and can save today as surely as it did in the first century.

Jesus said in John 8:31-32 to those who believed in Him: "If you abide in My word, you are truly disciples of Mine; and you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." (NAS)

Looking for a church home?

If you would like to find a church of Christ in your area:

First, look in your local phone book or yellow pages under "Non-denominational - Churches of Christ" or simply "Churches of Christ."  There are thousands of congregations of the church of Christ world-wide. 

Or click the button below for links to online listings:

Find a Congregation If you would like us to locate a group of Christians in your area, click here or please send an email to: help@bibleabc.net (please include your city and state or zip code...and country if outside the U.S. We will attempt to locate a congregation in your area and will email you with this information.

Although those who are in the churches of Christ are striving to follow the Bible in their actions and teachings, at times we fall short or make mistakes. If you visit a congregation, please check to see that what is being taught and practiced is in accordance with the Bible. If you have questions or comments, please bring them to the attention of the elders or preachers there. We have provided some information in this website (such as Lesson 2, The Church That Jesus Built) to assist you in understanding the scriptures about Jesus' church.

Would you like to start a congregation of the church of Christ in your area? We pray that you will find a faithful congregation of the church of Christ in your area...and that we may assist you in your spiritual journey.  If you would like to start a church of Christ in your area, please email us.  Please include in your email that you would like free information on starting a church of Christ in your area.  Our email address is: help@bibleabc.net

Note:  Groups with similar names:

Note that we are NOT affiliated with the following groups that have similar names:

  • Church of Christ Scientist
  • International Churches of Christ
  • United Churches of Christ
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (the Mormons) or any of the other Mormon groups

We welcome you!

The important story is not about us.  The message of first importance is about Jesus Christ and what He has done for all of us through His death, burial and resurrection.  May we share the good news of Jesus with you? Click here