Consumer Christianity




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Ryan Wyatt shares about how, Bill Hybels, Pastor of Willow Creek, and his team before annually spending millions of dollars on programs they ask themselves are our programs doing what we think they should do?  Are they truly raising up true disciples of Jesus Christ?  Ryan continues to share how they invested money in a survey to their network to evaluate what they were doing.  Upon receiving the report Ryan says Bill Hybels hung his head and began to weep because what they found out was that all they did was get people in the building but it had not created true disciples.  Their findings are recorded in a book they wrote called Reveal Where are you? They said that what the programs have done is raise up people that are addicted to the programs.  Ryan goes on to say that people are now picking what church
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they should attend as though they were shopping from a check list.  Ryan goes on to share what is on the shopping list of a consumer, what he shares may surprise you.  Greg shares that Jesus is not trying to make us comfortable in our sin.  He instructs us to repent and be baptized.  It’s not as hard as religion has made it out to be and it’s also not as frivolous as religion as made it out to be either.  We alone must all answer to God and the most important thing is what we think about God.




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