Solid versus Liquid Church
- By Wilson Matthews
- Published 01/25/2010
Wilson is the youth leader at International Punjabi Masihi Church in Vancouver, Canada. Everyone loves this radical preacher's passion for Christ and His Church. Wilson helped organize the South Asian Global Convention (SAGC 2004) under the leadership of Pastor Pritam Singh. He is as "hairy-as-a-yak," "spits-like-a-camel," and is a F.A.T. (Faithful, Available, and Teachable) Christian. Wilson, a Malayalee Christian holds a BA in Biblical Studies from Trinity Western University and his mission is to make Scripture relevant to today's generation. Famous quote: "Knock it off!"
Structured Time And Space
Faithfulnesss = Attendance
Success = Numbers
Worship And Teaching Are Standardardized
Membership Is Exclusive And Self Serving
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.