Well done! Love the phrase, “thuggin’ it wasn’t cuttin’ it.”
It’s safe to say that more than half the people on this planet feel that church sucks. They see it as an institution – one that is intolerant, irrelevant, hypocritical and completely out of touch with culture.
It’s also safe to say that the other half of this planet have no official opinion of church because they’ve never formulated an opinion. They’ve grown up their entire lives unchurched in cultures that have no experience with the institution let alone with the person of Jesus.
So why do we plant churches when people just think they suck or don’t care for them? Why do we missionaries, church planters, pastors and Jesus followers devote our entire lives to the pursuit of building the church?
The answer depends on your definition of church. If your mind conjures up images of a physical building with a steeple and cross, or a trendy old movie theatre with a post modern rock…
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