The New Testament never—not one time—applies the “Christian” label to a business or even a government. The tag is applied only to individuals. If the Bible is your ultimate guide, the only organization one might rightly term “Christian” is a church.

Why conservative evangelicals shouldn’t call a business ‘Christian’ | On Faith & Culture. Well, since the New Testament never — not one time — calls churches Christian, by Merritt’s logic we ca’t use that term for churches either. (The word “Christian” only appears three times in the Bible.) And how could there be Christian business or governments in the New Testament when we’re seeing just the very beginnings of Christianity and there were neither businesses nor governments in the modern sense of those terms? What a silly article.