church happens

Jesus did not say go make churches. He said go make disciples. If you are not making disciples, are your failing your Christ? Church is natural when disciples are made. It’s not a place – it’s body. Bodies don’t get made – they are crafted, built, nurtured, fed, and grown. If you think people get saved in church, you’re […]

does the local church have a “niche”?

I saw a recent sermon series being promoted at one of the churches in Lexington on “The Church: Finding the Niche” (I may have the title slightly off, but it’s close). Unless I am grossly mistaken, the “niche” of the church is to: reach the lost (Matthew 28:19ff; cf Mark 16:15ff) encourage the saints (Acts 16:40, […]