Here’s an excerpt from today’s post for Fresh Expression US, entitled Dying Church? Five Signs You Still Have Something to Give:
For many declining churches, their primary asset may be their building. In years past, the building may have been solely dedicated to official church activities. Today, the building sits vacant most of the week.
Have you thought creatively about how your building can be a blessing to your community?
A few options might include:
—Offer free or cheap office space to like-minded non-profits and businesses
—Open a restaurant that serves affordable food for impoverished neighbors
—Share the space with a young church plant
Many people sacrificed to build your church’s building! Pray that God will help you re-imagine its use.
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