10 Implied Messages of Institutional Church

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10 Implied Messages of Institutional Church Because The Medium Is The Message:

1. Church is a place, a location, a building.
2. Christianity happens in services, classes, meetings, events, and programs.
3. What people need most is good information about God.
4. “God’s work” needs organizational or corporate infrastructure.
5. The more control the better; no telling what people will do if left to themselves.
6. It’s best you let us decide how to use and distribute your money.
7. Depend on us for the spiritual formation of your children; we are trained.
8. The bigger the church, the better.
9. People are more valuable and spiritual depending on how often they attend and how much they tithe.
10. Relationships happen in group meetings.

Latest Comments

  1. Phillip says:

    11. If you stop going to church, you are backsliding.

  2. Kim says:

    WOW and Ouch! Grew up thinking most of these things not realizing that’s what i was thinking.

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