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    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]has parking problems;
    a dead church doesn’t

    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]has lots of “noisy” children and young people;
    a dead church doesn’t

    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]often changes the way things are done;
    a dead church doesn’t

    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]often asks for more program and mission money;
    a dead church has plenty of money for what it does

    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]asks people to open up and risk involvement;
    a dead church plays it safe and never risks

    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]see challenges and opportunities;
    a dead church see problems and dangers

    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]apologizes,forgives and seeks forgiveness;
    a dead church never makes mistakes

    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]uses its traditions and facilities to serve people;
    a dead church uses people to preserve facilities and traditions.

    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]believes in God’s future and “lets go” with faith;
    a dead church believes in the past and “holds on”

    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]is filled with committed givers;
    a dead church is filled with tippers

    [color=blue:18t9op5u]A living Church [/color:18t9op5u]dares to dream great dreams for God’ kingdom;
    a dead church has nightmares

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    [color=darkblue:1by9iz9d]My church is definatley a living church.[/color:1by9iz9d]

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