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Old 05-14-2020, 04:32 PM   #52
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Default Re: What a Lack of Increase Really Means for the LC

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Originally Posted by UntoHim View Post
Of course the reasons for the lack of increase in the Local Church of Witness Lee are drastically different than for most of the other church groups and denominations. Most churches are not experiencing a lack of increase because the members are forced to follow the person and work of one man. Most churches are not experiencing a lack of increase because of wacko teachings like Witness Lee was the only one speaking as God's oracle on earth, that the church is the 4th part of the Trinity and that man is becoming God in life and nature. Most churches are not experiencing a lack of increase because the members live under the fear that if they leave their little sect they will get cancer or get into some terrible car accident. Most churches are not experiencing a lack of increase because their founder and leaders teach that "Judaism is satanic, Catholicism is demonic, and Protestantism is christless".

Uh Oh, Debbie strikes again

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PS. The movie sounds good to me!
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Yer like such a bummer, dude! (I was inspired to answer that way as we're talking about Jesus People on another thread)

Yes, different groups may be loosing members for various reasons. But that also doesn't completely negate that some of the lower LC numbers might be influenced by the larger post-Christian world culture that is so very pervasive now. But granted, the whackadoodle stuff in the LC is perhaps the bigger reason.

And yes the "All Saints" movie definitely was good and threw me a curve at the end I didn't see coming at all (actually, it was God who "threw them a curve"). BTW - it got a 95% ratings over on the Rotten Tomatoes movie review website.
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