- Category: The Church: The Higher Calling
Jesus Christ was the first to use the word 'Church' in the Bible. Today, many think of churches as buildings. What is the Church actually, according to the Bible? The New Testament root word for 'church' is the Greek ekklesia. What does that mean? How does the Bible describe the original churches? How does one become part of Jesus Christ’s Church? Are there any specific things that need to be done?