The Focus has been mammoth institutions and ceremonial churched while ignoring the needs and hurts of the people and the community. The pastors are trained to look out for the needs of the organization, and to theatrically make the organization look good, not the people. The individual and family holistic health is the strength of the church, community, and nation.
You are gaining some talents?! What does your knowledge, business, guns, voice, money, freedom, influence, represent/mean for others? The reality is when others before had these things it often meant something bad for everyone. Now that you are gaining these things what will it mean, especially for the poor and oppressed.
Matthew 21:41 They say unto him, He will miserably destroy those wicked men, and will let out [his] vineyard unto other husbandmen, which shall render him the fruits in their seasons. 21:42 Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes? 21:43 Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof. 21:44 And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
In this episode of our Importance of church live talk program I cover Lifestyle community family focused church not institution focus. Highlighting the why belonging to a church and doing church properly is important. Covering benefits gain when a believer belongs to a properly functioning church with elder, deacon, and deaconess. To listen to revive reform radio go to http://www.revivereform.org/radio/