Holy Discontent

| — Rev. Brandon Dirks — |


No More Public Worship

No More Public Worship

By: Rev. Brandon Dirks

This article WILL get me in trouble.  But I am already troubled by the emphasis on public worship.

It is not hard to look around the world at the overall Christian church and clearly see that the emphasis is on public worship.  We have cathedrals built for public worship and light and sound shows in contemporary worship.  Forms are filled out year after year reporting on “worship attendance.”  The local church calendar is centered around the days and times of worship services.  Churches invest a large portion of the tithes and offerings to staff and resources to build bigger, bolder, louder, more impactful services of public worship.  Usually the biggest complaints about the church are Continue reading