We do these things when they are convenient, but is there any place where you feel like you can be real with someone about your struggles and the dirtiness of your life? I'm hospitable, when it suits me. But God you want them to come to my house? Their kids destroy the place. You want me to greet her? She is so rude to me. You want me to meet with him? He is so socially awkward.
Below are the full lyrics to the song, "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" by Gary Portnoy & Judy Hart Angelo. Think about them. Would you go to your church in these circumstances? Is everyone glad you came? I encourage you to be the initiator to making your church become more like this bar.