"In and Out" is a very successful restaraunt franchise because they pride themselves on fresh food and great customer service. In the same way, the church must be "in and out" - we must have a fresh message of salvation and focus on reaching out. We cannot become just "in" and focused on ourselves. Too many people get into the church but never get out!
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Contributed by Christian Cheong on May 4, 2004
George W. Truett, a well-known Texas preacher, was invited to dinner in the home of a very wealthy oilman. After the meal, the host led him to a place where they could get a good view of the surrounding area. Pointing to the oil wells and punctuating the landscape, he boasted, "Twenty-five ...read more