1. Church is optional. 2. We go to church. 3. The church exists to reach the lost and unsaved. 4. A small group or Bible study is a perfectly acceptable replacement for “church.” 5. Hanging out with a group of individuals, just like us, is church. 6. We must grow the church. I realize that some might not agree with this list, but make sure you read the entire article to understand what Cottrell is saying.