What does this all have to do with the pandemic? Continue reading “On the Future of the Church”
So we are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us; we entreat you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.— Paul (2 Corinthians 5:20)
The future of the church will be shaped by Christian leaders who are daring enough to engage this cultural moment with a fresh missional imagination.— Winfield Bevins
I have been writing about what I think the future church will emphasize. A word we hear often is ‘missional.’ ‘Missional’ is an exciting approach to understanding the church. But what does it really mean?
In this time of pandemic, we are coming to understand at a deeper level that we are still the church even though we are not in the church building. We are realizing now more than ever that while it is great to have our building as a meeting space, it is actually optional. Continue reading “The Church Has Left the Building!”