“Worship leaders” aren’t as ‘contemporary’ as some think they are. If you pay careful attention, particularly in the Old Testament, you’ll see that there are people who facilitated worship. The ‘priesthood of all believers’ doesn’t take away from that we all have different giftings. And one of those areas of gifting is music. Music is one of the ways of expressing worship. Many churches do this weekly. How we facilitate or lead in the time of worship can hinder or enable people from connecting with God.
This week on the podcast we talk with Andrew — aka Skaman1978 — a Twitch streamer that keeps it clean and spreads God’s love.
Here’s to hoping this Snack Pack is the cheese on the cheeseburger of your week.
This post is a follow up to “What I Wish The Church Knew About Mental Health.” I’m going to skip conversations about developing awareness and educating yourself as well as others about details of mental health, so if you want to read up on it, click here.
For this conversation, we’re not debating on whether the Church should do anything for people with mental illnesses. This is a given. We’re also not debating creating a separate ministry that is completely removed from the general congregation, but an inclusive ministry. So if I had it my way, what would the Church do to integrate the conversation and acceptance of mental illness?
There are many services — from web hosting to membership management CMS’ — that refer to themselves as, “Christian.”
But what does that mean?
A business can’t be a Christian — and does that kind of label even matter when approaching technology?
We dive into this with both feet as we survey the church tech world and the “Christian” services that are marketed as such.
If you do not know about Unnecessary Inventions, let me be the first to introduce you to them. If you haven’t subscribed, I’d actually encourage you to go over there after finishing this article.
I’m going to be honest, the videos I have shared below are the ones that I find the most fun. The last one my wife watched and couldn’t stand the absurdity.