KNOW GOD (as opposed to no God)
BE KNOWN by the love of Jesus
BE MADE NEW through the transforming power of the Holy Spirit
We will use it for all our decision making. For example: How would a second service help new people KNOW GOD? How would we BE KNOWN in the community because of this service? How is this service tapping into the Holy Spirit to make us part of God's New Creation?
If we can't answer these questions deeply and thoroughly then we cannot move forward with this project.
However, from the get-go I have suspected that this my be an impossible mission. Who can know an infinite God? A God that is timeless and forever will always be a mystery. I love the quote from C.S. Lewis' The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe: