Jason Clark has written a thought-provoking post on people’s differing views on Jesus and the church. That is, understanding how people are attracted to the life of Jesus, but frustrated or let down by the church. It is obviously a subject that resonates because it has 33 comments already.
And we do need to look at how the church, supposedly the body of Christ can too often be the thing that keeps people from Jesus … Yet lets also unmask the myth of people being into Jesus and not the church. Are people really into Jesus? Maybe in the way we are into a celebrity … But to follow him, believe in him, do what he did, lay down my life for others, is that really the Jesus people are into?