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The Ingrown Church” 8/23/2013

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                  “The Ingrown Church”


“You also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.”   Peter 2:5   NIV


The body of Christ is a vital, living organism.  If it is not growing, it is not healthy. The fact that thousands of churches are closing every year, and thousands of others are losing members in droves begs the question: “why”?


One of the big reasons that I have seen is that many churches and seemingly many denominations have become ingrown.  Focus is too often on worshipping tradition and defending the faith…

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