These are not good days for worship in evangelical and mainline churches. While the Roman Catholics, Lutherans, and high-church Episcopalians/Anglicans have for the most part stuck with their traditions, evangelical and mainline churches have opted for a “newer” and “fresher” approach. There seems to be no end to their “creativity.” I have been awestruck by what I have seen taking place in evangelical and mainline churches during worship. In one worship service I viewed online a man led the congregation in song while two women painted him!
In a church in our area the Forth of July service has actual fireworks in the sanctuary during worship!
IOur tradition has always insisted that we must worship in a way that is acceptable to God (Heb. 12:28)
There is of course the ubiquitous drama “teams.” I have seen syncopated dance “teams”, … Read More »