Visiting Churches

Looking toward Churches 27 through 44

Discussing the Next Churches

I’ve felt like we’re bouncing between a rural churches culture to the west and a more metropolitan vibe to the east. Going forward, we’ll plan our visits by geographic area, not driving distance.

The 52 Churches Workbook, by Peter DeHaan

Consider these two discussion questions as we look forward to the second half of our adventure: 

1. I never expected such a noticeable difference between rural churches and more metropolitan churches. 

Regardless of your location, how can your church better reflect your community?

2. We changed plans because what we once did no longer works. Many churches need to embrace this reality and try something new, but they don’t. 

Where does your church need a new approach? Where should you maintain the status quo? Are you sure?

Both the ministers and laity at rural churches and more metropolitan churches should ask these questions.

[See the prior set of questions, the next set, or start at the beginning.]

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Peter DeHaan writes about biblical Christianity to confront status quo religion and live a life that matters. He seeks a fresh approach to following Jesus through the lens of Scripture, without the baggage of made-up traditions and meaningless practices.

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