Stop dating the church book updating a lamp
This is no criticism on Harris, it’s just a warning to those who would be tempted to apply his words exactly as they read in the book to our situation in Wales. He comes to the subject with a blank page and therefore gives no advice to those of us who’s got a page blotted already with nonconformist scribbles; i.e. Despite the weaknesses and the US culture-specific aspects of his narrative I would strongly recommend this book especially if your interested in Church renewal.
Putting in their hour or two on the weekend, many Christians take the rest of the week off, neglecting the church and her needs. Some shop around, looking for a church that suits their lifestyle.
- For the next few weeks, I'll be filling in for Mike in the afternoon service.
It’s a small book, pocket sized, and only 129 pages; you could easily read it in a day.
In the book Harris argues that an unfortunate culture has risen in church circles where people casually “date” the church rather than commit to a serious relationship.
Welsh language denominational churches are an obvious example of the phenomenon Harris talks about because church attendance at most churches are at best half it’s registered members.
Members don’t even turn up to worship without mentioning further commitment.In his new book, Harris explores the ramifications of Ephesians -32, which proclaims the intensity and the breadth of Jesus Christ's love for His church.