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Reflection #13 on Worship in the Contemporary American Church

“I also wonder if younger people, whose reliance on screens is well documented, might actually get more out of messages delivered via video feeds.”  Continue reading

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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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