I am still a part of a denomination, even though my church is not. So, I still have to attend denominational meetings from time to time. Not my favorite thing.
For the last two days I have been in such a meeting. The speaker, a dynamic and informative man, told us all about the “missional church.” That’s the latest fad word and has been for the last five or so years.
So, here’s a quote: “It’s not supposed to be a church-centric universe. It’s supposed to be a kingdom-centric universe.” I agree with the first statement, but I fail to see how the second is different in any real way. What he means is that we should not do church indoors and just with Christian friends. Agreed. What he also means is that the mission of believers is to take the love out to the world. I suppose, but…
Notice anything missing? Notice Anybody missing?