Lent 2020 | Day 7: “Spirit”

One of the most compelling encounters in Jesus’s ministry, recorded in the Gospel of John chapter 4, is his encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well. In it, you find a powerful exchange of God working to reveal himself in Jesus, to someone who had no context and had no real ability to really understand. But Jesus was patient and gracious and demonstrated something … Continue reading Lent 2020 | Day 7: “Spirit”

Worship is the Result, Not the Cause

Since I have been tasked with leading worship at my church, I have given significant time to think about the topic of worship. During this time, I have found the biggest issue I find being discussed (in one way or another) that most churches face in the area of worship can be boiled down to one issue: We have allowed the congregation to become the audience rather than the performers of worship. Whether intentionally or not this has been the trend. And it is a trend that must be changed.
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