aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

Basic Errors in Churchmanship

I talk church with a lot of people. Part of this is professional shop talk, part of it is counseling the flock, part of it is just chit-chat with other Xtns. But I notice, particularly among the highly involved (both lay and clergy), several basic errors in churchmanship. People think that something of secondary value is the most important thing about the Church.

Basic Error No. 1 Church = Program
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Basic Error No. 2 Church = Performance
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Basic Error No. 3 Church = Commodity
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Basic Error No. 4 Church = Place
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Basic Error No. 5 Church = Experience
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Basic Error No. 6 Church = Cause
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