Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Is the Church Disappearing in Our Culture?
I stopped reading books with the word “church” as the second word in the title. I had to. There were too many. I’d overdosed. I needed to go cold turkey. I killed the craving with humor, replacing the word “church” with the word “cheese.” There’s a Monty Python sketch in there somewhere.
So when I decided to read Mark Sayers’s new book, Disappearing Church: From Cultural Relevance to Gospel Resilience, it was solely on the strength of his previous work. Sayers—senior leader of Red Church in Melbourne, Australia—has a grasp of modern culture so keen, incisive, and distilled that many of the other “church” books look anemic by comparison. Read More
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 11:51 AM