3. There isn’t anything we can do to change this: I admit, this will come down hard on most of us who are upset about the emergence of the Megachurch as the primary mover and shaker of the Church in North America. But once again, Walmart is our standard here. If you are a believer in Freemarket Economics, is Walmart doing anything wrong? Well, there are those of us who believe that they hold to unfair business practices, but they are not really doing anything more different than retail stores have tried to do for decades. The difference Read the rest of this entry ?
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2. The Cost is Really Hidden: As I mentioned in the comments on the last posting, WM does pass on low prices to consumers. But what it gives with one hand, it takes away with the other. In the case of wages, WM barely pays minimum wage in many places to its employees. The benefits they had a decade ago are almost all gone now. According to a number of studies, 40% of their employees Read the rest of this entry ?
Recently, David Wells published a book called “The Courage to Be Protestant”. In that book, he makes several comparisons of today’s megachurch with Wal-Mart. Some readers of this blog may not have been reading back when I published a series of articles on this subject; so I thought I would repost for new readers. These three articles encompass what I believe is a warning to the church at large and the megachurch in particular.
Part of my concern recently is the pattern identified where megachurch pastors are resigning Read the rest of this entry ?