Jesus calls His Church to be light to the darkness of addiction. Many still stumbling in chemical addiction can only see further darkness in a church exhibiting addictive and codependent behavior. The legalist in the church moralizes and uses chemical addiction and other behaviors as litmus tests for spirituality when he or she often remains as bound to addictive behavior as the chemically addicted. Patterns of darkness do not break by willpower or moral fortitude; they break by shining the light of God’s complete revelation into the darkness.
Empty Church is for digital natives that are trying to find out how to live the six days between Sundays when the church building are empty.