you just need a show as the author writes
Ya know what else would be neat? Give women their own worship space. And let them wear veils. And lets all pray towards Mecca.
So-called “contemporary” services are part of what’s turning churches rotten. The author of this piece is deluded....
Wow, that's right up there with being the newest sensation in vaudeville.
IMHO, the denominational churches has been getting away from The Word and are so set in tradition over everything else and are losing people and the non-denominational churches like the Calvary Chapel’s are flourishing since they are into The Word and are not traditional like the Pews, music, the Sunday dress clothes. In other words, the kind of church that is not your “father’s church” are attracting people.
He is an evangelist for the ripping out of pews, so that worship is based around this drama of participation.
A younger generation is absolutely essential to keep a church alive. Think about what this means when it comes to the atmosphere of the church and service.
Traditional hymns do not attract the young(though we do still sing them at my church, we also mix in modern music.. and we have an electric guitar, and acoustic, a drum set, and a piano... the drums being manned by a 16 year old).
Our pastor also happens to be in his early 30s and is my former youth pastor, which took a while for the older generation to accept but the church has come to realize this guy knows what he’s talking about.
As true today as it was in 1662.