The church is more than brick and mortar, steeple and pew, pulpit and altar. The church is the body of Christ gathered across the globe in physical locations spanning living rooms, board rooms, story trees, movie theaters, large public sanctuaries, and secret rooms owned by persecuted saints.
Physical ownership of a designated space is hardly required to fulfill "where two or three are gathered in My name, I am there in their midst" (Mt. 18:20, NASB).
However the issues regarding physical ownership of space are numerous. Occasionally, local congregations confront the desire or necessity to sell their facilities. This divisive issue requires constant prayer, careful thought, detailed planning, and-as this blog explores-a Kingdom-perspective of asset-management.
(Continue article at sbcIMPACT.org.)
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