I have never seen a Christian community so opposed to Megachurches than the one here on Tumblr. There are all sorts of presuppositions attached to what a Megachurch is, and it is my presupposition that they have either never set foot in one, or have already made up their mind against them before they did.
I have been a part of quite a few churches before and since becoming a Christian at age 13. All of them have had different leanings, different strengths and weaknesses. But absolutely none have come close to being the hands and feet of Christ as much as the Megachurch I am a part of now. Massive resources and cooperative collective skills give way to passionate generosity that I have never before seen in my life. Instead of small scale community gossip, theological divides, and church committee debates, this church is so massive and so unified, that it just wants to live out the Acts 2 vision of the early Church.
Allow me to quote a popular Christian blog here on tumblr.
Upon this rock I will build my megachurch. -Things Jesus Never Said
Solet me get this straight… the assumption of this statement is that Jesus is against the idea of a Megachurch, as if they are somehow not a part of His greater unified Church on earth. As if the idea of a church that focuses on supporting other churches, fighting injustice, racial reconciliation, and sharing the gospel on such a broad scale that there is no other option but for the Church to grow is somehow against what Christ wants the Church to be. Nonsense.
Please watch a short history of my Megachurch and see if it changes your mind. The size of the Church has nothing to do with its theological foundation. The size of the church has nothing to do with how “impersonal” you fear it might be. I know your church might be small, and you might like it that way, but please stop trying to say the way we do it is somehow incorrect because it may not be your preference.
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