Always remember that spiritual warfare is ultimately a battle for glory. Whose glory will you pursue?
My last church was not particularly diverse. That certainly defined the worship dynamic. I didn’t really need to take into account a lot of different cultural or ethnic perspectives (I just had to work harder to balance a wide range of ages in my congregation). So I always appreciate advice on how to make our worship services more accessible to a wider variety of cultures and ethnicities.
At first glance, the “atheist churches” popping up seem pretty weird, but I think it speaks to people’s need to connect. But a real, God-honoring church should be different from a secular gathering in some significant ways.
Surveys, Sunday School, and what the church gets right. It’s Weekend Links.
A common complaint about modern worship is that it’s too emotional, but is that a valid argument?
Shalon Palmer shares some great tips on encouraging your congregation to worship.
Whether you like to sing or not, a worship service isn’t the time to hold back. Nicholas Batzig encourages everyone to sing their hearts out in church.
This week’s Leadership Roundup: raising up young leaders, fake leadership, and how to ruin your team.
New songs are a vital part of our worship, but not every new song is worth bringing to your church. It’s important to be able to discern which songs have staying power and which ones don’t.
Trevin Wax extols the virtues and delights of an ordinary, average Sunday morning at church.