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Secular Culture

Clown Doll on a ChairTelevision gets much of its financial support from pseudo-religions. Unwittingly, parts of Christ's Holy Church, other faith groups and religions help television in its development. By using their religious channels, TV entices people away from conventional churches. At the same time, these pseudo-religions support TV very well financially. They use this income to further undermine their Christian followers' beliefs.

Personal Contact

Television Set and SeatsTV knows that once people click on their sanctuaries even to listen to their leaders, they will stay and eventually join them. The weakness of TV is that it cannot give people a caring Church, a "face-to-face" real meeting which is essential to the Faith. The Church of Christ forgets the transcendent nature of religion. TV in our secular society supplies people with fantasy rather than reality. Most Christians do not even realize that the television church exists!

Discovering Fresh Models

Transcendental Doves in FlightIn the Twenty-First Century, we are discovering a fresh model to reach this culturally enslaved secular society. The successful plan is not so much something new, but the rediscovery of an older Biblical idea, the Holy Church of Christ. She will not replace but will drastically overhaul the institutional format we have been using since the fourth century. Lorne Mead the Christian thinker recognizes the problem but does not yet see the answer. He writes, "I believe that we are being called to be midwives for a new church, working to help our present forms and structures give birth to forms appropriate for the new mission of the church."

Holy Body of Christ

LOVE wordWe need to realize how the holy body of Christ and the word of God relate to the Christian, the non-Christian, to the church and society. "Holiness" is defined as being "dedicated or devoted to the service of God, the church, or religion as in a saintly, godly, pious devout or holy life." The word "holy" originated in Middle English before 900 AD as "holi" and later as "halig." For the Christian, holiness or "to be holy" is the highest of callings. As a group of Christians, the Holy Body of Christ flies in the face of our modern secular society because it is holy and secular society is not. The Word of God demands many things from holy Christians,

Word of God

Dove in CloudsThe holy Body of Christ is to be wholly free from the selfish attitudes of the promiscuous society we live in. Every Christian should remain celibate and holy in body and mind until he or she marries a person of the opposite sex. The God-fearing man or woman obeys the Bible, the Word of God. We are commanded in God's Word in Leviticus 11.44, "You must be holy, because I, the Lord your God, am holy." Saint Peter adds in 1 Peter 1.15-16, "But as the One who called you is holy, you also are to be holy in all your conduct; for it is written, 'Be holy because I am holy.'"

"Christ Holy Church"
by Ron Meacock © 2019

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