conformity as core value

conformity as core value June 30, 2011

The church, like any other institution, possesses a subtle power.

That power is to require conformity for membership.

No institution exists without this power. They could not exist without it. It is a core value of all institutions, even out of necessity for their own survival.

The church especially should be the first to acknowledge this. This is its prophetic calling. And judgement begins with itself.

Only then can something be done about it.

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  • David, Sadly this is true. In my own crazy mind I think church should be the place people can be their zany selves. Sometimes this can happen but always only to a point. If you cross that point then …well, I guess it depends on the church.