Most churches call their main building a "sanctuary," but many people find the environment inside to be alienating and hostile. The dramatic decline in church membership and attendance over the last 30 years speaks to the way many people have been hurt by the Church.
Is there a better way? On the most recent episode of The Liturgists Podcast, I sat down with my pastor and took questions from our audience to discuss how we can make church safe, and ways people who are searching for a supportive community can find one.
You can hear the episode here.