What if the local bookstores were churches?
What if prophetic churches spent their words at the local coffee shops?
What if pew sitting Christians walked and prayed around the downtown and called it Church?
What if art galleries preached the Message of peace to the Lost?
What if there was a reset button on the “Church?”
We could press the button and restart the system with a clean memory, no old programs running in the background, bad data is deleted, the system is re-balanced. Get rid of obsolete programs and run more efficient space-saving apps. Everything would look different. Compare Windows 95 to Windows 10 (at least how it looks)
So why is the Church still running on Vista?
Jesus never followed the same patterns. Heal the sick? Spit, mud, and relying solely on faith – 3 different ways, same result, the blind see. Jesus seemed to upgrade His apps often.
I don’t want to keep running old programs, I’m upgrading to the iAm system. Frequent downloads necessary but way more efficient.
“I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father.
2 Corinthians 3:18
The Message (MSG)
16-18 Whenever, though, they turn to face God as Moses did, God removes the veil and there they are—face-to-face! They suddenly recognize that God is a living, personal presence, not a piece of chiseled stone. And when God is personally present, a living Spirit, that old, constricting legislation is recognized as obsolete. We’re free of it! All of us! Nothing between us and God, our faces shining with the brightness of his face. And so we are transfigured much like the Messiah, our lives gradually becoming brighter and more beautiful as God enters our lives and we become like him.