Studies, polls and personal observation all confirm that the concept of “church” in western Christianity is in decline. Reasons are probably many: divisions, controversies, traditionalism, man-focused leaders. Let me suggest one more: failure to see the church as God has designed it! Anyone who has watched the long time popular PBS TV series, Antiques Roadshow, knows that what often looks to be of little value may actually be of very great worth when it is more closely examined! That is the case with the true church. Today’s lesson points out five reasons the church is the most valuable institution in the history of the world! Click here to listen!