Category Archives: attending church

When is a church not a campus?

A “satellite campus” sounds more like an earth-orbiting university than a church. Now that some churches are calling themselves a campus, does that mean you have to register and enroll to attend? When church is called a campus does tithing … Continue reading

Posted in alternative to church, attending church, back to church, church buildings, church community, church experiment, seeker model, seeker sensitive church, seeker-church, seeker-oriented, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Audience-style church keeps people passive and contained. –Testimony-style church (ekklesia) allows people to flow in the Spirit according to 1 Corinthians 14:26. (Check out this article about testimony church in Priority! magazine, the magazine of The Salvation Army USA Eastern Territory: The Berry … Continue reading

Posted in agendaless church, attending church, audience, back to church, church format, church order, organic chruch, simple church, testimonies in church, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

From “Attending Church” to “Doing Church” to “Being the Church . . .”

Some people say that we don’t need to go to church.  We need “to be the church.” To “be the church” implies action rather than passive watching. But before we can get up the courage to “be the church” in … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians 14:26, attending church, church attendance, going to church, New Testament church, obeying the Spirit, Spirit-led, When you come together | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment