Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Defining Church Success

This week I received a card from a friend who in recent years has been blessed through much of our ministry at Trinity. Part of the card defines a 'successful' church this way:

*Loves one another
*Serves one another
*Bears one another's burdens
*Shares freely God's salvation plan
*Hungers and thirsts after righteousness
*Let's their light shine so God is glorified

Not a bad list - and one, I think, which well sums up Trinity.

Here's my question for you: Knowing what the Bible says about the church, what would you add to that list to describe biblical success for a local church? Post your answers. I'd love to learn from them.

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