The Church after the Parachurch
"The New Testament speaks of the church as the place where Christ has promised to deliver himself to sinners through his means of grace."
The 2007 Pixar movie WALL-E is set in a ruined Earth of the future. As the planet has become an uninhabitable trash heap from human excess, many Earthlings drift randomly through space on a massive spaceship created by an entrepreneurial mogul. Lifelong tourists, the ship's passengers enjoy daily shopping, entertainment, meals, and snacks. Slurping their Big Gulps from a straw, they watch their favorite television shows while chatting with friends via video conferencing. And, having lost the ability to walk, they do all of this from their floating lounges.
This scenario may seem almost as ...