Jottings – Autopsy of a Deceased Church


…when church members increasingly demand their own preferences, the church is steadily not becoming the church. It is therefore neither surprising nor unexpected, at least from an observer’s point of view, when the church closes its doors. The church really died before then because its members refused to be the church.


Rainer, Thom S. Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive. Nashville, TN: B&H Publications, 2014. 52. Print.



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