Signs Of A Worship In Need Of Renewal

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The fourteen signs listed below are symptomatic of an apathetic worship and a passive congregation.

1. The congregation is passive and lacking in enthusiasm and a spirit of joy.

2. Visitors do not feel welcome or drawn into the community and its worship.

3. Worship is cerebral and oriented almost exclusively toward teaching.

4. Worship is evangelistic and oriented almost exclusively toward conversion.

5. Communication skills in preaching and leading worship are weak.

6. Sermons tend to be...


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