The test

This post is from the defunct blog “Dying Church”

From Signposts:

I envisage a church in which everything will be tested by the principle: does it advance the cause of the kingdom of God? That is the only justification for a parish, hospital chaplaincy, industrial mission, a church welfare agency, a national church. Is the gospel being proclaimed? Is the faith of the people being deepened? Are lives being nourished and transformed? Are the downcast finding hope? Are human dignity and justice being furthered? Is God being glorified? These are the criteria by which we must restructure the church. (Keith Rayner)
Darryl Dash

Darryl Dash

I'm a grateful husband, father, oupa, and pastor of Grace Fellowship Church Don Mills. I love learning, writing, and encouraging. I'm on a lifelong quest to become a humble, gracious old man.
Toronto, Canada