Obstacles to EFFECTIVE church influence in the social life of the community
Some members have a ‘Holier than thou’ attitude/ self righteousness/individualism.
Introduction of ideologies (e.g devil worship/cults/communist/socialism)
Partiality treatment of church members is based on materialism /education /social status
Rise of self-styled apostles/preachers who bring confusion to believers
Some church leaders/lay Christian involve themselves is sexual immorality) e.g adultery, fornication, prostitution, homosexuality, lesbianism.)
Inadequate training of some church leader/lack of training.
Negative influence from science and technology
Lack of finance for effective evangelization
Mismanagement/misappropriation of church funds/resources by some church leaders.
There is power struggle within the churches/disunity/wrangles.