The Answer for The Church’s Problems Today
June 28, 2013
And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need. And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.
I read a survey recently that found there are about 120 million church members in America today. Now when I see statistics like that, I wonder why so many church members are making so little impact upon the spiritual and moral climate of our nation. We’re told there are thousands of church members, and yet thousands and thousands of churches have pews that are empty.
Not only that, but there’s also very little activity in churches as well. Members are not giving their time, their effort, or their money. Most of them simply show up once a week, are spiritually spoon-fed, and go about their lives with very little life change.
This is a very real problem in our culture today – one that if not remedied, is going to result in the downfall of the place of the church in American society. People are going to grow tired of just getting up on Sunday for another show. And pastors are going to grow weary of trying to beg and plead their congregation to get with it.
Churches are filled with members who’ve made a decision about Jesus but have never made a commitment to Jesus. It’s time for a change. Start a movement of commitment in your church to serve and proclaim Christ. Lift up Christ, and the church will follow!
PUT CHRIST FIRST IN YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY OF FAITH AND YOUR CHURCH WILL GROW AND COME ALIVE LIKE NEVER BEFORE!
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