What great questions! I'm not sure if I have great answers. These questions are great filters to evaluate what we do in the name of ministry.
Yet the questions remain: How much should I do? What should I avoid? What is cool? What works?
Here's a simple approach I've learned...
If the electricity went out, and your walls fell down, and your biggest givers died, what would you have left? Would you have a community of people still seeking after the heart of God? Would you still worship even without a band? Would you still be able to learn about God even though you can't show a video or a PowerPoint slide? In other words, what you have when everything else goes away is what your church is really all about.
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