Podcast Episode #255
Mike Harland joins us again to discuss worship in the church and how multiple styles can segregate generations within a local community of faith.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Churches are looking to go back to one worship style more than they are looking to move to multiple worship styles.
- “If our worship and Bible study are segregated, the generations in the church never interact with one another.”
- “Placating musical preferences created a generational divide in many churches.”
- “I think we’ve put a little too much faith in a church’s music style as an attraction.”
- “I’m afraid many churches changed their musical style out of desperation to grow the church.”
- “In most churches with multiple styles, there is a winning service and a losing service.”
- “The family unit is the most important small group unit in the church.”
- “God didn’t call us to make music; He called us to make disciples.”
- “There are churches who do multiple worship styles well.”
The four topics we discuss are:
- Churches moving back to one style for all generations
- Generational Interdependence
- Great examples to learn from
- The “Experiencing God” principle
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