As I just submitted my ordination exam, I'd like to share again one of my answers to certain questions ( but this is not my exact answer on the exam). Disclaimer: This section comes out of the "Hot Topics" sections--so I assume some of you may disagree with me, but perhaps it would stimulate thought and prayer as you pray for missions. Feel free to give me your thoughts as well!
How should the church relate to the culture of the world? To politics? To social action?
As I approach the submission date of my ordination exam, I'd like to share again some of the questions I was asked and how I answered. Perhaps it would stimulate thought and prayer as you pray for missions.
Should we expect numerical growth in the local church? Why or why not?
Numerical growth is a biblical expectation and desire; however, numerical growth is not a mark of the church.
On one hand, it is clear that God takes pleasure in a large Church. The glorified Chur