The church we read about in the New Testament was not made strong by the celebrity of an individual superstar preacher. It was made strong by the powerful walk with God of each individual Christian, which collectively made the early church a transformative force in the world. This transformative church can live again, but it will require a paradigm shift in how we live and lead in our churches.
Check out this snippet from Chapter 7 from the audio version of our new book, He’s Not Who You Think He Is: Dropping Your Assumptions and Discovering God for Yourself, which is available on Amazon in paperback, audio, and digital formats.
“I often point out that if an American were put in a time capsule in 1895 and it was opened 100 years later, there would be few things in American life that person would recognize; transportation, communications, and virtually every facet of daily life would have changed. The only American enterprise with which our latter-day Rip Van…