Would Jesus attend your church?


Rev. Burt Schwab

A good friend of mine challenged me with the question of what kind of church would Jesus attend if he were walking the earth today. I have pondered this question deeply and wrestled with self-desired answers. Mostly I would like to think that Jesus would attend a church that suits my own desires. Let’s face it most people want church to fit a model designed around their own idea of comfort. But what if Jesus doesn’t want us to be comfortable? What if our own ideas and agenda for church is not what is asked of us? It is a sad reality that some church congregations turn to sensationalism to attract contributors. At the other end of the spectrum some churches are cemented in their own traditions and are ineffective at reaching their own community. Both of these models are at risk of shutting the door on Jesus.

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About burtschwab

I currently live in Iowa, USA. I serve as an assisting pastor of a unique small church. My goals are to simply live life as a journey and embrace each day. I am married to a wife with similar passions and that makes me a blessed man.
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