Steve Law writes: Your church lobby tells new people in about 3 seconds the kind of people that your church wants to have. Okay, maybe just 2 seconds. It is really, really, really fast and most churches do not even know what they’re doing.
I walked into one church and this is what I saw:
Faded, worn out mauve carpet that “died” several years ago
Furniture that I last saw in my 80 year old aunt’s house – and she died 25 years ago
Bare walls on one side and pictures of old stuff on the wall
I looked around to see if it was a church or funeral home – everything told me I was in a funeral parlor or at least a place that my great Aunt Clara (born circa 1900) would enjoy. keep reading