The Mega-Church Trade-off - Relational Church and Weekly Communion
February 26, 2013
Without question, the most important religious trend of the last ten years was the massive, exponential increase in mega-churches, and the massive exponential downturn in small churches. Hmmm .. . big coincidence? American religion has become far less relational and embraces the anonymity of bigness. Kevin Swanson and Dave Buehner talk about fake community, fake relational life, and stiff churches. What would make for a truly relational church where people gave their lives for each other? The conversation ends with a brief discussion on relational churches that participate in weekly, relational communion. Definition: Relationships are merely the context in which agape love might operate.
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