Top 10 Reasons My Church Sucks

by | Dec 13, 2012 | Church Leadership

Saying “My Church Sucks!”  is a proclamation that we are a drawing power that sucks people into the life of Christ and the liberty of His Church.

Saying, “My Church Sucks” is both a profession of who we are, and a confession of hope for what we must become.

Saying, “My Church Sucks” is the best thing I can say about my church and it is the dream I have for every church!

10.  We are faithful neighbors to those nearby (Proverbs 27:10).

9. We are friends of Jesus who share in the life-transforming knowledge of God (John 15:15).

8. We are a countercultural community that lives in the power of the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:5).

7.  We bring  joy to one another and live in harmony (Philippians 2:2-4).

6. We don’t just talk about maturity, we model it (Philippians 3:16-17).

5. We give financially to those in need (Philippians 4:15-16)

4. We eat with sinners and welcome them into our family (Luke 15:1-2)

3. We do not judge those outside the church, we love them (Luke 7:36-50).

2. We reject the stumbling block of religion and embrace relationship with Jesus (Matthew 18:6-9).

1. We proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ crucified–and the lost get sucked in! (Acts 2:41)

What are the top reasons your church sucks?

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