Should the church be called a hospital?

I’ve often heard the church described as a “hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.”  What does that mean? Most people get that metaphor from Jesus when He said to the Pharisees, who were upset with Him for eating with unsavory types like tax collectors and sinners: It is not the healthy that need a doctor, but the sick.  I have not come to … Continue reading Should the church be called a hospital?

If every church member were just like you…

If every church member were just like you, what kind of church would that be? That question was posed to me many years ago and caused me to think, as it should. I have thought of it more recently as our church has merged with another and is undergoing a major remodeling project. A few members have donated (i.e. doing it for free) their time … Continue reading If every church member were just like you…