Biblical Theology and Church Picnics
Early on in Piper’s pastorate, he articulated some theological reasons for having church picnics:
If picnics don’t have to do with God we may as well close up shop. Eitherallwe do has to do with God or he is not God. “Whether you eat or drink, orwhateveryou do (like picnics), doallto the glory of God” (1 Corinthians 10:31).
Here are his main points:
Meeting as a church out-of-doors is an affirmation and celebration of God as creator of the world;
Informal togetherness,... Continue Reading