The Cruciform Life: When The Church Is Really Parachurch discusses churches in relationship to the body of Christ. I don't know about you, but I can think of a few pastors (among others) I wish would read this.
hat tip: Phil at Brandywine Books
Update: On the other hand, and just to make for a more-rounded discussion, here are Theodore Roosevelt's Nine Reasons Why a Man Should Go to Church.
hat tip: The sidebar at Expat Yank
Tribalism, Corporation, and Reading the Bible - Anthony Bradley argues that most Christians today simply defend their political tribe using biblical [...]
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