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Unformatted text preview: end to live for the here and now. They are absorbed by material,
this- worldly concerns, are extremely busy with earthly distractions, and are career consumed. Although they acknowledge God on a
philosophical level, they live as if he does not exist.
A secular church seeks human advantage and personal gain by holding to forms rather than the Spirit of God. Leaders molded by
secularism operate for power and prestige rather than as God’s “ministers of reconciliation” (2 Cor. 5:18- 20).
The church must rather be “the distinctive people of God called by him through his mission and set...
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- Spring '12