A week ago Richard Preston (a member of the NCMI Translocal Team) speaking to GraceCov church, highlighted that the current trend in churches is to attend church meetings less. People are increasingly settling for convenience.
In the past, attendance drove involvement.
Now, more and more, we see involvement driving attendance.
When we get involved in the church which God has placed us in, we begin to take possession of God's vision for the church.
Our involvement is our response to God's love which He so lavishly pours out on us. It becomes an extension of our worship.
In the words of the song by Brian Doerksen,