What is the Church Like?
As a young, idealistic pastor and college student, I—along with many of my peers—longed to be part of a church that reflected the congregations depicted in the book of Acts and throughout the rest of the New Testament. Unfortunately, we served churches that, in our view, were nothing like those New Testament churches and wouldn’t be anytime soon. Idealism quickly turned to disillusionment.
We had great expectations th...