We have become disillusioned with the person of Jesus.
We spend millions on buildings to gather in.
We spend hundreds of hours debating man-made theology.
We spend our lives building a religious establishment.
An establishment easily likened to one of many corporations that sell or produce a product. We market the gospel with a few tag lines and catchy jingles and next thing you know the attendance goes up and we have our very own commercialized Jesus.
As the great philosopher Eric Church once said, “Shape it up, trim it down, who gives a damn bout how it sounds.”
Our Christianity is as much based on the musings of men from past centuries as it is in the ideas of Jesus. The church will criticize Muslims, Jews, or atheists for talking of Jesus as “merely a great teacher” when the church itself is rooted in a doctrine that is of…