Contributed by John Sears on Jun 13, 2014
In our culture where the influence of the church is diminishing, why should we BE the church? The answer is found in the identity of Jesus and the promises he makes about the Kingdom he is establishing (the church).
Why the Church
I want to share some staggering statistics about church. Since the year 2000, more than 4000 churches in America have closed the doors to their buildings each year. That's more than 40,000 churches.
At the turn of the 1900’s there were 27 churches to every 10,000