Analogies, metaphors, and similes for church
There’s a bunch of analogies, metaphors, and similes for church. Some work better than others. Some are over used. Some have been abused. Some are just weird.
There are common ones. And I wonder if their use needs to be re-examined. Words have meaning after all.
One of the most common ones for church I have heard is that church is like family. I don’t like this one. It’s overused and it’s abused. Sure, there are aspects of church that is like family. Families are close. Families stick together. But there are many down sides to…