When a Church is in Peril of Death

From John MacArthur’s teaching on the Church in Sardis,

Any church is in danger of death when it begins to worship its own past, when it is more concerned with forms, when it is more concerned with liturgy than life, when it is more concerned about social ills than salvation, when it is more concerned about systems than it is Jesus Christ, when it is more concerned about material issues than spiritual things, when it is more committed to building up its own theology than accepting the Word of God.

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2 Responses to When a Church is in Peril of Death

  1. katdish says:

    “When it believes that if they duplicate the practices of the latest, fastest growing church, they will grow as well.” Many churches are facing identity crisis. Model Christ, not another church…

  2. KW says:

    kat,

    well said an i would say should be at the top of the “when church is in peril of death’ list

    kw

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