You say your church is doctrinally orthodox, and you recite the Nicene Creed every week? I don’t care.
You say that, in your church, people speak in tongues, make prophetic pronouncements, and experience other manifestations of supernatural power? I don’t care.
You say your pastor is a brilliant orator, an exciting motivator, and a wonderful teacher? I don’t care.
I don’t care how many members are on your roll or how much your congregation has grown in the past year. I don’t care how many were “saved,” sanctified, filled with the Spirit, baptized, confirmed, commissioned, or ordained in your services last week. Continue reading