Church On My Own

I have had several conversations lately about the perceived lack of need for church It is an age old statement that goes like this, “I can worship God anywhere. I don’t need to go to church.” While I agree with the statement about worshipping anywhere, ther is something fundamentally wrong about not needing a church. We were created for community as being made in the image of God the Father who is in perfect union with Jesus the Son and the Holy Spirit If God chooses to live out purpose within community, how much moreso should we? More to follow…img00338

Published by Todd Nelson

I'm one of the pastors at First United Methodist Church in Lexington, Kentucky where I've served for the past thirteen years. The sub-title of this blog is "Grace is no accident" which happens to be the defining reality of my life. God's grace (gift) is the reason we have breath in our lungs and hope in our hearts.

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