Wrinkle-free days usually don’t create great faith, because we don’t know what we actually believe until what we claim to believe is tested. Those unexpected things life throws our way can end up being pivotal circumstances in our faith journeys.
While the Greek word “ekklesia” is mistranslated as “church” in many Bibles, the word means “group” or “gathering.” Christianity has always been a movement, with local groups of people living out the same approach and posture of Jesus.
What’s stopping you from living the life you want? We all get stuck— sometimes in big ways, sometimes in small ways. And getting stuck will eventually cause us to miss out. In this series, we’ll look at how to stop the things that have a tendency to stop us.
We believe following Jesus makes your life better and makes you better at life, and we want our local church to inspire people to follow him. In this message, Andy Stanley talks about how and why we do church the way we do.