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Dwight Schrute 09-26-2017 08:38 AM

Worship is my Life, not my Role
 
An interesting and challenging read from Bob. Thoughts?

Worship Is My Life, Not My Role | Desiring God

bravesfan007 09-26-2017 12:26 PM

I like it. A lot. I think we somehow boil worship down to how well a performance is, when that is not anywhere near worship.

Dwight Schrute 09-26-2017 12:43 PM

yeah, there was a lot of grinding sandpaper stuff in this article that I needed to hear. I appreciate Bob's approach to worship.

Tony 09-26-2017 01:48 PM

It's a balancing act. Church musicians want to do their jobs well, so they focus on the details of Sunday morning. By the same token, we American Evangelicals have built the machine that expects these production values. We feed the "here we are now, entertain us" mentality.

Dwight Schrute 09-26-2017 02:31 PM

eh I hate that mentality so much... and yet somehow always find myself wrapped up inside it...

mathminnick31 09-26-2017 07:57 PM

Our focus needs to shift from "what we are going to play" and "how we're going to play it" to "why are we going to play (worship of course)" and "for whom?" I try to prayerfully seek God's will for each Worship service. I liked the article. Needed to be reminded by another source.

Leboman 09-27-2017 10:02 AM

I finally got the chance to read this.

Good stuff.


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