I heard a concerned commentator speculate recently that NFL games see twice the number of people in attendance in a single season than all the Christian churches in America see in all of their worship services in a whole year.
If this is indeed true, then trouble is close at hand in, America.
A little over a year ago, I wrote and preached a sermon which at one point drew attention to the fact that we are living in a time of the church experiencing a notably incredible decline. Essentially I attempted to bring to my listeners’ attentions the fact that the pace of church membership decline is quadruple today what it was fifty years ago, and then I went on . . . Read All