Satisfied with the church?

This post is from the defunct blog “Dying Church”

David Fitch has an important post that touches on some of ways that we see church as a product, and customer satisfaction as the goal. Although the post is on Willow Creek's Reveal, some of the ways of thinking about church seem to be fairly common. Fitch writes:

When you see the church as God's chosen social strategy for redeeming the world, the place where he is working, the social embodiment of His new way of life displayed before the world, it is hardly appropriate to ask someone if they are satisfied with it. It is like asking someone if they are satisfied with God's salvation in Christ. Rate your satisfaction?

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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