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Should church be comfortable?

When my youngest daughter was little, she used to watch a kid's show called "The Big Comfy Couch." It always started with a woman, who was dressed like a little girl, sitting on a huge couch. I always wondered why a couch had to big in order to be comfy. My daughter loved it; I hated it, but like most dads, endured it. 

  I was reminded of that show today during lunch, when I ran into a Cavelander at the local Pizza Hut. This guy has been with us a long time. I have always had the utmost respect for him and his wife because they stuck with us when we went from a traditional to post-modern model, despite the fact they're from the older generation. During lunch he gave me one of the best compliments I have ever received about our church. He said, "You know Chad, Caveland Church isn't comfortable. It's not a church where you can come in and sit down and get comfy." I'm not sure he knew it was a compliment, but it was. 

  Over the years I have learn…