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Includes: What you miss when you miss church Ten questions to ask before you join How to get more out of the best day of the week What Readers are Saying:“This book shows the place of great honor that church holds in Christ’s heart and encourages us to value what He values.I’ve bought multiple copies to give away.”–Mike Neglia; Cork, Ireland“Josh Harris does an excellent job of addressing our impulse to church hop.”–Garrett Watkins; Atlanta, Georgia“When our family was in the midst of a transition, Why Church Matters helped us find the right local church.
We are a generation of consumers, independent and critical.
We attend church, but we don't want to settle down and truly invest ourselves.
We're not into commitment — we only want to date the church. Stop Dating the Church reminds us that faith was never meant to be a solo pursuit.
Joshua Harris offers a new mindset for discouraged disciples to re-engage with passion and love with their neighbourhood gathering of the Body of Christ – one chapter is subtitled 'Thinking Globally, Loving Locally', another 'Seeing Church from Heaven's Perspective'.
As this is a short book, I get the impression that Joshua Harris deliberately overstates his case to make a point; here are a selection of quotes which could provoke new insight, lively debate or disgusted disagreement(!
I can identify 2 of these ordinances very easily in our Highfields fellowship, and would expect the third to be practised, but it is not so obvious (you will have to read the book to find out what the 3 are!
It was a beautiful fall day, and the two of us — Motte and I (Ted) — were driving on I-270 away from Washington, D. Our destination: Covenant Life Church, where we'd be spending some time with Christian authors Joshua Harris and Carolyn Mc Culley.Rather than committing to a local body of believers, most Christians “date the church,” refusing to commit to a long-term relationship.He says, “This is my third book on relationships, but it’s unlike any of my previous books…this book is about how you should relate to the family of God” (page 12).When Joshua and Carolyn arrived, it was as though we were getting together with old friends.In my case, they old friends, as I've known both for years.Is this God's will for our communities and our lives?