Eight Warning Signs Your Church Is Drifting from God’s Mission

July 31, 2018
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Podcast Episode #454

Is your church aligned with God’s intended mission for her? A post by Sam Rainer serves as the basis of today’s discussion on warning signs that you might be drifting from God’s mission.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • You may recognize some of these warning signs in your church.
  • Do people in your church talk about what they are doing or what God is doing through them?
  • Too many of our churches are not in a celebratory state.
  • It’s taking more people to reach fewer people evangelistically.

The eight warning signs we discuss are:

  1. The chatter is all about people and not Jesus.
  2. You no longer celebrate God’s mission in a worship service.
  3. The percentage given to missions out of the budget is shrinking.
  4. Church leaders do not speak about the lostness of the nations.
  5. New believers are perceived as disturbing the peace of the body.
  6. There is more of a focus on the older generation than the younger generation.
  7. Few care about the persecuted church.
  8. It takes more to win less.

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