The Bible Church of Little Rock Philosophy of Ministry

To The Bible Church of Little Rock Family and Friends,

Ever since 1951, when a small group of committed believers first gathered together as The Bible Church of Little Rock, one thing has been central to all we are and all we do as a church family – the Scripture. We have always looked to God’s Word for direction and guidance as we have sought to live out our faith in unity with one another.

This collection of articles is an attempt to outline what we believe the Bible teaches on a variety of subjects. It not only explains what we believe, but also how those beliefs are lived out as we come together for worship and service to Jesus Christ. We have attempted to provide some of the biblical texts which have shaped our thinking on these subjects. The Elders of The Bible Church would be pleased to discuss or answer any questions related to these or any other topics.

We recognize that throughout the history of the church, faithful Christians have come to very different conclusions on some of the subjects addressed in these articles. Even within our own church, there have always been people whose personal convictions about some of these issues are different than what we practice as a church family. We rejoice however, that our fellowship and unity as believers-which is centered in the gospel of Jesus Christ-has not been disrupted by differences of opinion on matters that, while important, should never become divisive. We agree with the statement often attributed to Augustine-‘In essentials: unity, in non-essentials: liberty, in all things: charity.’

We trust that these articles provide you with both a clearer insight and a deeper understanding of our core convictions and practices at The Bible Church of Little Rock. We offer them ‘for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the Body of Christ; until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness for Christ’ (Ephesians 4:12-13).

The Elders
The Bible Church of Little Rock