Solid Church

Formal
Institutional
Organized Congregation
Structured Time and Space
Faithfulnesss = attendance
Success = numbers
Worship and teaching are standardardized
Membership is exclusive and self serving

Liquid Church

Informal
Fluid
relationship with others through communion with Christ
Flexible to needs of community
Not about the building but spiritual activity
Church is a verb not a nound
fundamental motivation is mission

Guder, Darrell L. Missional Church: A Vision for the Sending of the Church in North America. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.

Mr. Bilson