A sprawling campus is being developed on a hundred acres at the edge of a large suburban area, near the front entrance of a popular housing development with prices â€œstarting in the low $300,000â€ bracket according to a sign erected by the property development company. Everyoneâ€™s wondering about this beautifully landscaped campus with its winding driveway, small lake, and ultra-modern structure of concrete and glass toward the rear of the property: is it a medical clinic? a health club? an exclusive restaurant? an advertising agency? an animal hospital? a bank? Whoever it was, they obviously had deep pockets and seemed to be sparing no expense to impress their upscale neighbors next door.
Finally, a sign appeared that read, â€œComing Soon! Mountain View Church. Offering fresh perspectives on the timeless principles of Jesus Christ!â€ A church? They must have spent a small fortune on their logoâ€¦really coolâ€¦portraying mountains, a rushing mountain stream, and a cross. In small print at the bottom, it gave a little more information: â€œMountain View Church, Inc. is a 501(c)3 corporation and a member of the Green Valley Baptist Association and Continue reading