I had the opportunity to do some consulting work with a church recently. I spent a day with some of their team and much of the conversation was about how they can be more intentional in reaching people who do not already consider themselves a Christian or have a connection with Jesus. I shared some of the things I’ve been learning through my experiences with Communion Wine Co and The Forest and the Trees podcast.
One of the worship leaders asked me an interesting question. Do we ever have worship at our Communion events? I said we hadn’t, but it was something we’d considered. Since then, I’ve found myself thinking about that question and wondering about the essential elements of church or christian community.(more…)