My Frustrations with the Modern Church in America

I pretty much agree with everything in here (with the caveat that I think my church is amazing in these areas). Graciously written to boot.

Chris Weatherly

The local churches value is measured not by a momentary blip in history, but by its’ infinitely relentless pursuit to lead people to the feet of Jesus. I love the local church and believe it has been, currently is, and will always be the hope of the world. It’s the bride of Christ

Despite my love for the church and my compassion for those involved, the church, primarily in america, needs an awakening.  It needs to be called out on some of it’s current sins like the prophets of old did for Israel.

Don’t be disheartened.  Later this week, I will address what the church in America is getting right, but today is a calling out.

  1. The Church would rather speak than listen.

    James 1:27 says be quick listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry. The modern narrative of many church members appears like they have become quick to…

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4 thoughts on “My Frustrations with the Modern Church in America

  1. My goodness…when God confirms, He CONFIRMS! I had just pulled up my blog and typed in “I’m So Frustrated!” as the title of my draft, when this notification popped up on my desktop. Never mind the fact that a friend and I were just talking recently about how, according to the book of Revelation, the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. This is good stuff, and thank you for sharing it!

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  2. I completely agree that many church members are more willing to talk than to listen. Mention a problem you’re having, and almost before you’ve finished your sentence they already have an answer coming with Bible verses.

    That said, I grew up as a pastor’s kid, and I love everything about church. Even its quirks.

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