Podcast Episode #454
Is your church aligned with God’s intended mission for her? A post by Sam Rainer serves as the basis of today’s discussion on warning signs that you might be drifting from God’s mission.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- You may recognize some of these warning signs in your church.
- Do people in your church talk about what they are doing or what God is doing through them?
- Too many of our churches are not in a celebratory state.
- It’s taking more people to reach fewer people evangelistically.
The eight warning signs we discuss are:
- The chatter is all about people and not Jesus.
- You no longer celebrate God’s mission in a worship service.
- The percentage given to missions out of the budget is shrinking.
- Church leaders do not speak about the lostness of the nations.
- New believers are perceived as disturbing the peace of the body.
- There is more of a focus on the older generation than the younger generation.
- Few care about the persecuted church.
- It takes more to win less.
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