Ten Signs You Might Be Doing Church


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I put this list together as a part of the "Stop Doing Church" series. Be sure to check out the other messages.

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Ten Signs You Might Be Doing Church

  1. 1. Top Ten Signs You Might be “Doing Church” Instead of “Being Church”<br />
  2. 2. #10 –If you showed up today so no one will call you tomorrow.<br />“What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray?” <br />(Mathew 18:12; ESV)<br />
  3. 3. #9 -If your Bible has more dust than your television screen.<br />“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” <br />(2 Timothy 2:15; ESV)<br />
  4. 4. #8 –If you have not changed seats in five years.<br />“And the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests became obedient to the faith.” <br />(Acts 6:7; ESV)<br />
  5. 5. #7 –If you have not studied with someone in the past year.<br />“…and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.”<br />(2 Timothy 2:2; ESV)<br />
  6. 6. #6 –If you do not know the words to “Jesus Loves Me.”<br />“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” <br />(Colossians 3:16; ESV)<br />
  7. 7. #5 –If you only worship one hour a week.<br />“But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.”<br />(John 4:23; ESV)<br />
  8. 8. #4 –If you introduce yourself to a member thinking their a visitor?<br />“Now the full number of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but they had everything in common.”<br />(Acts 4:32; ESV)<br />
  9. 9. #3 –If the only time you see brethren is once a week.<br />“And every day, in the temple and from house to house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.” <br />(Acts 5:42; ESV)<br />
  10. 10. #2 –If your friend of a year is surprised you are a Christian.<br />“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”<br />(Romans 12:2; ESV)<br />
  11. 11. #1 –If you blame everyone but yourself for the church not growing<br />“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”<br />(Matthew 28:19; ESV)<br />
  12. 12. Top Ten Signs You Might be “Doing Church” Instead of “Being Church”<br />