>Words have power. Words meaning also change over time. It starts in small ways and then as the change continues the meaning can morph in ways never imagined at the beginning.
One of the most dangerous words is “church”. No matter how many pastors seek to reclaim it usage to refer to the people and not the building or organization, it is a word whose meaning has changed. The danger in the word is that these new meanings have less to do with people who are being changed in a world needing to see this changed lived out and more about organizations or objects to be protected and preserved.
It maybe time for a new word for those who follow Christ together.