Utterly Dependant on God…let’s plant churches that depend on HIM rather than what men can do:
“I think it would be perfectly safe to say that the church of Christ was never in all its history so fully, so skillfully and so thoroughly and so perfectly organized as it is today. Our machinery is wonderful; it is just perfect, but, alas, it is machinery without power; and when things do not go right, instead of going to the real source of our failure, our neglect to depend on God and look to God for power, we look around to see if there is not some new organization we can get up, some new wheel that we can add to our machinery. We have altogether too many wheels already. What we need is not so much some new organization, some new wheel, but “the Spirit of the living creator in the wheels” we already possess.”
The Power of Prayer (R.A. Torrey)
Not churches that are partially dependant, or sometimes dependant, or theoretically dependant…. but
Churches would be better off spending no money at all and living utterly dependant on HIM!