I started to point out the author’s typo (‘Vibrate’ Community should be ‘Vibrant’ Community) however, I kind of like the verb ‘Vibrate’ instead of the adjective ‘Vibrant’….it gives to the Community a sense of Action, not just character…which I think is the point of his post.
There are some bloggers who feel we are watching the demise of the Christian Church. There are even some very spiritual Christians who feel it is about time. And then there are those of us who are not ready to draw up the bridge just yet.
The Times-Reporter of New Philadelphia, Ohio, reported in September 1985 a celebration of a New Orleans municipal pool. The party around the pool was held to celebrate the first summer in memory without a drowning at the New Orleans city pool. In honor of the occasion, 200 people gathered, including 100 certified lifeguards. As the party was breaking up and the four lifeguards on duty began to clear the pool, they found a fully dressed body in the deep end. They tried to revive Jerome Moody, 31, but it was too late. He had drowned surrounded by lifeguards celebrating their successful season.
We have made community outreach so complicated that the church is so busy talking about it, planning to implement it, that it fails to actually do any of it. Consequently, we miss the fact that the very people we are trying to reach outside our church buildings are…
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