In Praise Of Walmart Churches
Walmart churches don’t care how they look to others. They know who they are and who they’re called to reach.

Remind Us Of What Matters

If you lead or attend a cool church, keep innovating and showing the rest of us what might be coming in a year or a decade from now.

I appreciate your pioneering spirit. I know you take lot of unwarranted criticism for trying new things that often look silly to others simply because you’re trying to minister well in a quickly-changing cultural landscape.

We need you to remind us of what we can never leave behind as we chase after the latest idea.

But if you lead or attend a Walmart church, keep doing what you’re doing, too. We need you to remind us of what we can never leave behind as we chase after the latest idea.

That worship is about the heart, not the song selection.

That people matter more than programs.

That substance trumps style.

That a friendly conversation is a better invitation than a flashy advertising campaign.

That a life of integrity is a great testimony.

And that Jesus judges us by our hearts, not by the label on our shirt.

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