Immediately after Peter confessed Jesus to be the promised Messiah, Jesus said He will build His church on that confession . . . a fitting declaration! The existence and purpose of the church rests on the lordship of Jesus. Dig into this truth with Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he examines the roots of the church in Matthew 16: 1318 and the essentials of the church in Acts 2: 4147. Learn what the church should believe and do as it follows the leadership of Christ, her Lord!