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Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Salty, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    Waste of money, IMHO. Kind of like choir robes.
     
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    We have had visitors to our church because they saw the steeple from the interstate. So, no. Not a waste of money.

    (And we don't have choir robes ;) )
     
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    Bingo! :thumbsup:
     
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    Keep me simple, keep a cross on top, and make sure they are lit in the evening. That's about it for what we do with ours.
     
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    Kinda like wearing suits & ties.:smilewinkgrin:

    My friend & pastor has a building & maintenance budget of about $10,000 a year..... maybe that even includes all operating costs. He runs the heating & AC each year as well as flushes the toilets & puts on the lights. Thats all.

    The people do the rest. No organs, lovely A Capella singing & true spiritual prayer. You get baptized in da local river (with a current)!
     
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    Waste of money. I would not go out of my way to tear one down, but I would not build one either.
     
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    How do you paint one of those things?
     
  9. Salty

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    Actually many churches make money off their steeple. Cell phone companies are putting the tower in steeples, as local ordinance often prohibits stand alone towers.
     
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    Very carefully. :laugh:
     
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    I set them up, you knock them down......VERY GOOD! :thumbsup:
     
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    Our church is too far from the interstate- :laugh:.
     
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    Give me a non-descript store-front church pushing fifty members. All you need is some chairs, hymnals, a King James Bible, and a coffee maker.
     
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    Scratch the "King James" and leave it as "Bible" and I'm in full agreement....although it'd be nice to have doughnuts with that coffee. :thumbs:
     
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    oh....and while I would be content with hymnals I would enjoy a mix of contemporary songs added in.
     
  17. Salty

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    So thats why you left your Baptist church?!:tonofbricks:
     
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    I cannot discuss why I resigned that position and we left that church without breaking confidentiality. It was heart breaking and is not so trivial as snacks being served before church.
     
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    IMHO, steeples, like the building itself, is just another money-pit tradition that does nothing to fulfill the purposes for assembling. Their just another reason for focusing on & calling a man-made building the "church" instead of the people as the regenerate Church of God.
     
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