For others, it’s apparently a feature
“We don’t think there should be any barriers to hearing the good news of Jesus,” said Nick Charalambous, NewSpring’s web campus pastor. “We know people are living more of their lives online every day, and we want to offer them an option to learn how God can transform their lives with joy, hope and purpose without their having to visit a church.”
It must be nice, to do church without having to go to church and meet, you know, Christians who make you feel uncomfortable.
The writer of Hebrews is so yesterday.
Not forsaking our own assembling together, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more, as ye see the day drawing nigh.
The Greek word translated as assembling is episynagoge. It means that Christians are to physically assemble together in one place.
You might recognize the root synagogue in there. In other words, Hebrews tells us to go to church–the building with people in it, not the website.