Should we organize Christians in an entirely different way so that disciple making becomes the norm? Put another way: is it possible to design a church where coaching is the primary function – not merely an add-on that relatively few people participate in?
What would a coaching-first church look like? Fortunately, there’s one recorded for us in the Gospel of Luke.
Ninety percent of U.S. men believe in God. Five out of six call themselves Christians. But only one of six can be found in church on a given Sunday. Maybe it’s time to build a different kind of church.
Have you ever noticed that Christians speak normally to one another, but when they speak to aloud to God they lapse into a strange language and tone? I call this “prayer-speak” and it’s epidemic in evangelical churches today.
The Christian story of eternal judgment is being replaced with secular ones. These non-religious doomsday scenarios are being advanced by scientists and reinforced daily in the media.