Topic: The Church Verse: Revelation 3:1–3:6
There’s a contradiction between reputation (alive) and reality (dead). A church can be established in a community, it can be around for a generation, it can increase in membership, it can be full of religious activity, it can have a nice building, a big budget and it can be dead. To be alive as a church there needs to be passionate devotion to Christ. There needs to be transformation. There must be radical discipleship. And all of that comes from the empowerment of the Holy Spirit.