Wednesday, October 20, 2010

My Church?

The words "My Church" are a bit misleading, in that the church is not of our own making; the church belongs to Jesus Christ. But I still think there is much wisdom in these words and I offer them to you. I checked all over and could not find the person responsible for writing these words. If you know the author let us know. 

My church is composed of people like me.
I help make it what it is.
It will be friendly, if I am.
Its pews will be filled, if I help fill them.
It will do great work, if I work.
It will make generous gifts to many causes, if I am a generous giver.
It will bring other people
into its worship and fellowship, if I invite and bring them.
It will be a church of loyalty and love,
of fearlessness and faith,
and a church with a noble spirit,
if I, who make it what it is,
am filled with these same things.
Therefore, with the help of God,
I shall dedicate myself to the task
of being all the things
that I want my church to be.

Do you agree with these words? Why?