What Happened to Rest in the Church?

“In the church, more is always more. More event participation equals more holiness. In church leadership, more events equals more impact. These are y = x, straight up diagonal graphs with no blips, no cap, no ceiling. There’s never an event planned called: ‘Stay home and be with your family and friends night.’ … The church assumes you’re doing that. Except we’re not doing that.” - Ref21


Another aspect to always having things happening at church is that the saints are not around the rest of the community all that much. If we are not around the unsaved in a natural unscripted manner how can we be as effective at sharing salt and light? I have found some of my best ministry opportunities in the community have been on my days off when I had opportunities to witness that were not even planned.