Three Steps to Recover an Outwardly Focused Church

Churches have become preoccupied with existing to meet people’s felt needs and satisfy their wants. They are no longer fellowship of those who are sacrificial, those who want to give their lives away.

So which one are you? There’s only two categories. Spurgeon said it well, “Every Christian is either an imposter or a missionary.”

Church Growth Movement: Outreach or Shepherding?

“We have the most wonderful pastor! He really preaches the Word. He preaches against sin and even calls sin by its name,” the member said. The my friend asked about the doctrinal content of the sermons (“Does he preach on doctrines like regeneration, justification, redemption, sanctification and so forth?”), the emphasis response was, “No! He doesn’t preach on those kinds …

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