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Thursday; December 14

Have you ever been around a church building program?  Okay, before we get too deep into this, it is a trick question.   I am sure that there are several of us who have been around church building building programs (those endeavors that are designed to erect or expand a church’s physical facility).  They usually involve a call for donations and can result in some hard feelings.  Yet, what would happen if we focused on a church building program (since the church is really the congregation of believers, the question is more about building up the brethren than building a building).  A church building program is about increasing Christian unity and developing spiritual lives.  The Apostle Paul discussed an all-inclusive church building effort when he described the church as, “… having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone, in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord,in whom you…