The sermon series in the mornings are on “Church Actually”. One writer described church recently as “God’s brilliant idea.” Beautiful. Inspiring. Life-changing. Nation-shaping. And yet – if we’re honest – that isn’t always how people describe church. I’m reminded of the speaker who was asked “What’s the best thing about the church” and he said “the people.” “And the worst thing?” “The people…” During our May morning services we’re going to have four weeks called “Church Actually”. Using some material from Spring Harvest, we’ll be glimpsing two vital questions for the church, both across the world and here locally. Firstly what actually is the church? What is this God-shaped movement of people across history? Secondly what is the church for? What is our purpose? It is in these two questions......