5 types of churches that are dying today

  1. Those with shallow roots.
  2. Those that are self-entitled.
  3. Those that are negatively critical.
  4. Those that are ignorantly idolatrous.
  5. Those that are evangelistically anemic.

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12 Responses to 5 types of churches that are dying today

  1. Louise Cummings
    Louise Cummings July 20, 2018 at 11:01 pm #

    I don’t like that they are dying. But I sure hope none of those fits our Church.

  2. Troy Day
    Troy Day July 21, 2018 at 7:23 am #

    Denominations are dying Terry Wiles

  3. Terry Wiles
    Terry Wiles July 21, 2018 at 8:05 am #

    Changing is a better word

  4. Troy Day
    Troy Day July 21, 2018 at 10:53 am #

    Changing toward death of denominationism ?

  5. Terry Wiles
    Terry Wiles July 21, 2018 at 11:05 am #

    Denominations are “changing”. Into what is yet unknown. Networking continues to fracture doctrinal and hierarchical unity. But denominations still serve certain purposes, some good… some bad.

  6. Troy Day
    Troy Day July 21, 2018 at 11:14 am #

    Isnt Networking supposed to cultivate unity ???

  7. Terry Wiles
    Terry Wiles July 21, 2018 at 6:36 pm #

    Of course networking cultivates unity. But it cultivates unity across and outside of denominational lines which fractures the narrow minded focus that by nature exists in any denomination.

    That in turn weakens or changes the denomination like the tv or cell phone social media is changing the world.

  8. Troy Day
    Troy Day July 21, 2018 at 9:18 pm #

    You lost me on this one Terry Wiles Jim Price

    • Terry Wiles
      Terry Wiles July 22, 2018 at 7:41 am #

      Simple English. Pastors are not primarily networking with their denomination. This results in outside forces having greater and/or primary influence doctrinally and practically. Thus, denominations are changing.

    • Troy Day
      Troy Day July 22, 2018 at 10:04 am #

      I disagree In AG we require our pastors to network with churches within the denomination, report to headquarters and submit to leadership network guidelines like Resolution 16 AG started mainly as a network for pastors to freely fellowship within the denomination

    • Terry Wiles
      Terry Wiles July 22, 2018 at 12:07 pm #

      Troy Day Perhaps in your “network” it is required but if you would open your eyes you would see a whole lot of “outside the denomination” networking going on.

      And the AG did not start as a network. It started as a fellowship of ministers who committed to a simple doctrinal statement.

    • Troy Day
      Troy Day July 22, 2018 at 2:51 pm #

      John the Revelator wrote to a 7 church network Paul built a network of churches himself. Your mine dont matter. What matters is that it is in the BIBLE

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