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Reflection #12 on Worship in the Contemporary American Church

”¬†Simply put, the best drummers for corporate worship are those we don’t notice in any particular way, who don’t draw particular attention to their chops.” Continue reading

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Reflection #11 on Worship in the Contemporary American Church

“I confess, I don’t always feel comfortable in the comfort of my casual dress, and I wonder if, perhaps, there are deeper issues at stake for believers, if collectively we should think a bit more about what our typical church-going attire communicates–to others and to God.” Continue reading

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Reflection #10 on Worship in the Contemporary American Church

“Churches that can’t afford a full-time worship pastor but can afford rock-concert light assemblies and Hollywood-ready screens and projectors might want to rethink their budget priorities.” Continue reading

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Reflection #9 on Worship in the Contemporary American Church

“The ‘overwhelming, never-ending’ I-IV-V-vi harmonic structure of so many contemporary worship songs underserves a Church whose Subject and Object of worship is the Creator of the infinitely diverse universe.” Continue reading

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Reflection #8 on Worship in the Contemporary American Church

“I still prefer listening to pastors who don’t look like they stopped by the church on their way to the afternoon’s WWE matinee.”¬† Continue reading

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Reflection #7 on Worship in the Contemporary American Church

“How many of us discipline ourselves with any kind of regularity when eating at a restaurant that features a TV in every corner?” Continue reading

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Reflection #6 on Worship in the Contemporary American Church

“So we’re covered for all our copyright concerns with a CCLI or One License subscription?” Continue reading

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