Standing around the island, my husband fixing himself a snack, while I cleaned up the pizza boxes that had accumulated over the weekend, we ended up on the topic of church and our church future once again.
This probably explains why we're stuck, or in a more positive light, still processing. I'm not implying that either of us are right or wrong. It's just where we are at, today.
We were talking about our current church situation when I said, "I read the other day that in any given situation, we always have at least 3 options."
"Yeah, so the way I see it, these are our 3 options:
1. We could host a gathering of believers that we enjoy being with. This would be fun and comfortable. Gathering for the purpose of encouraging one another is important."
"That might be fun. For awhile."
"2. We could find a missional purpose and allow community to develop around that."
"I already have a missional purpose."
"You do not."
"Yes, I do. I've always had a missional purpose."
"You have not."
"Yes, I have."
"3. We could keep attending church."
"Yep, that's the one I pick. I'm going to just keep doing what I'm doing."
"What are you doing?"
"Spending my time with people outside of church."
End of conversation, for today.