Joshua Harris Why Church Matters

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Why does the Church matter? That is the question many of us ask. The author Joshua Harris through his book, “Why Church matters: Discovering your place in the Family of God” talks about the Church and its importance for us as Christians. He describes the Church as the community where we can find growth, encouragement, and closer relationship with God. In his book, Harris pictures this relationship as a marriage, where we are the spouse and the church is the wife. Before we decide to marry the Church, we need to commit to it, as a gloom commit to her bride and is willing to give his life and sacrifice everything for her. Further, the author explains how we (believers) are part of something bigger than us, which is the universal Church, but

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