Monday 12th September 2011 @ 10:06 pm
NO – I’m not in China … I’m in Africa, but hopefully more on that over the next couple of weeks … for now – this article – was fascinating … especially the lines:
An educated young Christian described her church to me: “We have 50 young professionals in this church. Everyone is so busy working, you don’t have time socialising, and even if you are socialising, you are putting on a fake face.
”But in church people feel warm, they feel welcome… they feel people really love them so they really want to join the community, a lot of people come for this.”
Indigenous expressions of God’s people, who when together try to figure out what God is up to & join in, are the vital things in the continuing story of God … if China is experiencing something incredible in the midst of a ‘spiritual crisis,’ then I hope these smaller gatherings that seek to be church where they are, rather than obey something the West prescribes as Church, are a vital part of the unfolding of Good news …
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