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Would you like to start a different kind of church?
If you feel led by God, please start such a church. I believe it is a healthy church model.

After attending evangelical churches in the USA for 19 years, I am disillusioned and cynical..
Pastor-directed church models encourage exploitation and spiritual abuse of the people (congregation) by leaders. Furthermore, they tend to lead to pastor-centered churches. It is true that even the best model can be corrupted due to man's corrupt nature. Yet God wants us to pick a model that has the principles of the body of Christ.

Here, I describe My Dream Church from my study of the Bible.

1. Structure: the structure of My Dream Church is based on the New Testament 'Body Of Christ' model and not on the Old Testament hierarchical model.
2. Anointing: Every believer is a priest in the new covenant.
3. Biblical: submission to the Word in My Dream Church will be at a higher level than submission to leaders
4. Leaders should have secular jobs:
5. Finances: Giving not Tithing. Transparency in finances.
6. Praise and Worship is congregational:
7. Looking sideways (practical love):
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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