Theology Tuesday: Is everyone welcome at church?
Tim Keller once said famously:
The church is not a museum for pristine saints, but a hospital ward for broken sinners.
What I hope they may say about our church: “Sin is not safe there, but sinners are.” God makes friends with sinners. The cross is proof God loves sinners.
The church is entirely set up for the sinner, which creates much misunderstanding among the smug
Okay, then: are all sinners welcome in the church? Pastor Erik Raymond reminds us of this great Gospel truth here: