The issue with comfort.

So, I’m getting a bit concerned with how addicted I am to comfort. I take my laziness far too seriously. Yep, I work hard but when I am watching a football or cricket game, try peeling me off the couch. If you ask my wife, she will tell you how capable I am of super-human […]

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A Song about Music

We often have a tricky relationship with music. You may be aware that when hymns first came in they were seen for many years as heretical because they were basically too musical for a community used to chanting. Today, one tradition seeks to possibly over-utilize the emotional power of music in their worship out of […]

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If it ain’t broke…

I was attending a church meeting the other day where the leader was announcing a replacement of the church’s road-front signage.  I suppressed the urge to shout, “Hallelujah” and backflip off my chair at this announcement.  As he spoke about the new LED sign that would be arriving I overheard someone a couple of seats […]

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How nervous are you about your visit?

I wonder if we had a ‘how nervous are you about your visit?’ form in our info pac that people receive when they come thru the door at church? Would people fill it out? Would they fill it out honestly or tell us what they think we want to hear? Would it be more than just visitors, but also some regulars that would surprise us by filling it out?

I guess this is the main question; if every visitor did fill one out, what would be the average score?

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