We are in a series right now where we are talking about our core values as a church. In our last episode we talked about the value of Spirit sensitivity. If you haven’t listened to it, we encourage you to check it out. Brené Brown says we can’t live into values we can’t name. So that’s what we are doing in this series; we are naming our values as a church so that we can live into them.
Today we’re talking about another one of our core values as a church which is participation. We want to be a church that steps beyond weekend attendance into active participation knowing that the church is the sum total of everyone’s efforts. In this episode we talk about what gets in the way of participation, why participation is essential to our formation and we highlight some of the primary ways people can participate in our church community.
When a church builds the church around a single person, an unhealthy church culture is created. Let's talk about it.
How can we as the church embody a way of life together that, while it may not be perfect, is oriented toward goodness and kindness and love?