How can Christians be so Messed Up?
1. How can Christians be so Messed Up? – Due Sunday
This week’s readings revealed many deeply rooted problems within the Early Church and Paul’s attempt to provide instruction and correction to the congregations under his care.
Take a step back from the individual errors, oversights, and sin committed and held by individuals within these early churches and in approximately 500 words, address these questions:
2. Church leaders always try to address wrong activities with as little publicity as possible. What is one positive and one negative of handling things in this more secretive manner?
3. What is the potential impact of not addressing sin within a congregation?
4. Why, in your opinion, is God so patient when Christians’ lives obviously are not honoring Him?