The Role of the Church in the Society
Every country in the world has several churches in it as it is a common institution in the church. Most areas of our lives are influenced by the church. Over the last ten years we have seen megachurches being built across America and the world which are led by business minded and other leaders. Social media and other websites are used by these megachurches to broadcast their praise and worship sessions to other people who are not in the church. Church has become a place of entertainment due to the expensive multimedia devices that are used in praise and worship. The number of people attending church has also increased due to the messages of empowerment that are offered in there which leave people feeling good and motivated. The church has several responsibilities that will be shown in the article below.
The church provides spiritual and emotional nourishment. The world has become a very competitive place and at the end of the week people need to be empowered in various ways so that they can face the upcoming week. The church plays a significant role in supporting children that are in situations where their parents are going through a divorce. Due to the tough economic times in the country, many people find themselves in financial problems and the need help from the church. The church is among charitable organizations and hence it can pull its resources to help its members. Such measures can even be implemented into the community which is a larger part of the church, and we have seen Rick VanWagner do during charity events held by his church.
The church is an institution that provides the political world with advice and moral grounds. The voting activity is swayed greatly by the church beliefs. It is common knowledge that most people vote depending on their religious beliefs and the church plays a very big role in this. The issue of marriage has become a common talk among Americans. The church believes that marriage should be allowed only to a male and female who are adults. The members of the church such as the church of Rick VanWagner have voted against same-sex marriages as it is against their faith.
People need to be accepted in at least on an institution in the society, and the church helps in this. It is only natural to want to be accepted in society and given special treatment sometimes. Many needy people have become more desperate due to the inability to make enough money to feed themselves and their families. The church should show mercy to such people as it has been called to play this role. Moreover, the church should also provide people with job opportunities around the church so that they can help these people to earn a living.