Are we “religious”, or do we BELIEVE? Are traditions important? They can be. Is the way we do things important? It can be. Does doctrinal unity in the body matter? Yep. Nonetheless, none of those take the place of a true saving relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Blessings and enjoy!
(This is the first of 10 blogs about The Top 10 Things That Are Killing The Church. Number 9 will publish tomorrow)
As I read about the Church, I am seeing two opposing experiences. In places other than the United States the Church is growing and flourishing, but here in the good old U.S.A. it appears to have fallen on hard times. While there are pockets of places where the church is growing by making new disciples and those disciples serving their communities with the Good News, the overall condition of the mainline churches, even those classified as “evangelical”, is that it is about to approach life support status. I do not say this to be cruel or mean; but to be honest because I love the church.
There are a myriad of reasons why this is happening but for this series of blogs, I am focusing on what…
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