[featured_image]Jerry Cook writes in his book The Monday Morning Church,

“While the church on Sunday is extremely important, what happens on Sunday is not the primary work of the church. The assembly of the church is meant to equip and encourage and enhance the real work of the church, which doesn’t take place within the four walls of a sanctuary. It takes place on the highways and byways and in all the workplaces and meeting places in the world.”

What do you think?

I used to think that it was all about Sunday. I don’t think this any more. The weekend worship service is not the primary work of the church. How can it be when most of the “church” is sitting on seats not doing any work at all?

The church is the Body of Christ. The work of the church happens all week long as believers engage in the mission of Jesus by following Him and helping others to follow Him too.

I’m not saying that Sunday worship gatherings aren’t important. I believe they are important — but they aren’t the primary work of the church.

Today’s Missional Challenge

Be very clear that the primary work of the church is not on Sunday!

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