Thursday, December 08, 2005
Johnny Come Lately
If you are familiar with much of the blogosphere at all, then you already know the following: numerous churches across the country are canceling their services on Christmas day.

CNN.com has actually run a front page story on it, "Some megachurches closing on Christmas."

With many others, I lament any church that would decide against corporately worshiping Jesus Christ on the Lord's Day, especially on a day that is supposed to be dedicated to His incarnation!

Here are a few blog entries discussing this phenomenon (in no particular order):

Ben Witherington
JollyBlogger
Slice of Laodicea
Tim Challies
Tom Ascol
Kevin Hash
Internet Monk
Scot McKnight

Additionally, the Boar's Head Tavern is having quite a bit of discussion on this issue. Of course, I do not normally recommend some of these blogs. Nevertheless, I believe that if they are read with a discerning and critical mind, then we can gain insight from them.

Frankly, I find little to add to the discussion at this point. I simply pray that our churches will return to sanity and rediscover a biblical and robust doctrine of the church (ecclesiology).

(Originally posted at the A-Team Blog: http://ateam.blogware.com/blog/_archives/2005/12/8/1441345.html )
 
posted at 11:21 AM  





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