Robin Jordan, author of the Anglicans Ablaze blog, posted the following insight:
Doctrinal IntegrityResearch among previously unchurched individuals revealed a surprising desire to know and understand doctrine. Knowledge however, is not enough. It is vital to them that the church they attend be uncompromising in its stand. People need to know that the church stands for something.
The number one sin of a dying church is the dilution of doctrine. In an attempt not to offend, the gospel is watered down and cardinal truths are compromised. Ironically, this drives away the very people the church is desperate to attract.To read the rest of this story, click here: Why Church Guests Return