My friend, Rev. Mary Spradlin, shared a text with me this week and frankly I am not sure what to do with it.
You see there are things in some churches that "countdown to worship". They are literally clocks you see on all sort of things from microwaves to the ball dropping in Time's Square.
But now there is the american Bible countdown in which Jeff Foxworthy will share Bible trivia with those who are in worship 5 minutes prior to the beginning of worship.
I am not sure where to be dumbfounded by this, however I will just say that when we treat worship like a form of entertainment, then it will only be a matter of time before people choose a new form of entertainment will be more appealing.
Oh wait, that is already happening....
Worship is not a movie. Worship is not a show. Worship is a lifestyle and to treat it any differently is to diminish worship and