I don’t know if you missed this, but cats are a big deal. They’re all over the Internet (there’s an official Internet day of the week named after them, Caturday) with viral videos (remember keyboard cat, nyancat, and grumpy cat?) Memes and games. With us trying to be relevant and reach out to people in the world, we need to be speaking their language and not using our own outdated vernacular…like the word vernacular.
So we need our churches to be more relevant and what better way than having more cats in our churches. It will help us to be contemporary, relevant and interesting to the world around us. Anyone who disagrees is just living in the past and will surely be shown to be out of date with their churches facing decline and dying out in a few months. Only the cat based churches will survive. With that in mind, here are a four practical ideas to be more relevant with cats in the future.