Contributed by Chuck Brooks on Sep 3, 2020
Paul warns Timothy to avoid godless chatter because it will spread like gangrene. Sin, like gangrene, has a way of spreading and causing division in the congregation.
When it comes to the church, church growth is naturally related to church health. Healthy churches, like healthy people, must grow.
In his book, The Purpose Driven Church, Pastor Rick Warren says that if our church is healthy, attendance will be the least of our problems. He writes that