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What makes a good Church?

[This article was first posted in August 2012] When I came across this church “marketing advert” I was reminded of something that Alistair Begg once said:

A good church is a Bible-centered church. Nothing is as important as this–not a large congregation, a witty pastor, or tangible experiences of “the holy Spirit”. – Alistair Begg

It seems these days church services are geared to be social entertainment events created to provide a euphoric buzz but the least emphasised aspect seems to be Biblical teaching and discipleship. No wonder some so called pastors have very little or even no reverence for God.



A church service …in the not distant future.


On a lighter note on the i-church…



The Norwegian electronic solution to pastors who stray from the text. Nice!

Imagine a football world church service where you can punish a referee wayward preacher with an electric shock for straying from the text. I know what you are thinking; such an idea is just too insanely beautiful and wonderful and should be trialled in these mushrooming social centres called churches. 😉

Norwegian channel TV2 somehow managed to convince a host of football legends from the country to take part in a livewire five-a-side game in an experiment called Elektrosjokkfotball (Electroshock football).

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