Some personal highlights from Neil Cole’s Organic Church
People are leaving the church to preserve their faith
Most warm blooded-living things grow to a point and then reproduce
Many a church continues long after the soul of the church has departed because the building itself keeps them going. A building can become an artificial life support system that keeps a church alive even though it died long ago.
In many of the churches in the West, ministry is done for Jesus, but not by Jesus.
Only 4 percent of churches in America will plant a daughter church.
See Tony’s blog for a much more in-depth review and additional quotes.
Overall, the book helped me think through what the church really is and re-align myself to the Christ who builds his church.