Arthur Sido recently brought to my attention that in 2014, United States churches spent $3,150,000,000 on church buildings.
And this amount is down 80% since 2002!
I wrote about this in one of my books (I cannot recall which one), and I have written previously on this blog about how churches spend money. See:
But it recently occurred to me that since Christians are the representatives of Jesus Christ on earth, since we are His ambassadors, since we are the “Body of Christ,” this means that when we spend $3,150,000,000 on church buildings in one year, it is Jesus Christ spending this amount of money in one year.
We are spending HIS money.
And it really made me wonder … If Jesus had $3,150,000,000 to spend, do I really think He would spend it on church buildings?
Somehow, I really, really doubt it…