For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
The early church did not swear allegiance to any other kingdom, did not go to war, did not sue their enemies, did not allow divorce and remarriage, did not seek after wealth. The men were the head of the home and wore beards. The women learned to submit, dressed modestly and covered their heads.
They didn't worry about doctrines of theology; they believed Christ and followed him. They weren't a denomination; they were simply people who came out of the world and FOLLOWED Jesus Christ.