More and more churches are launching Internet campuses, aka virtual churches. Meanwhile, people continue to debate whether Biblical community can really exist online. Drew Goodmanson weighed in with his perspective on Thursday with an excellent article entitled Is Online Community real Community? Questions about the Virtual Church
In the article Drew cites 27 “one anothering” verses from scripture. Looking at these verses it’s clear that while some “one anothering” can be done online, there are certainly some things that are not technologically possible to do in an online community and in those areas a virtual church simply can’t live up to the biblical standard.
Getting even more practical…