"As she stood looking at it, wondering why there was a lamp-post in the middle of a wood and wondering what to do next, she heard a pitter patter of feet coming toward her..." (C S Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia)

Friday, January 25, 2008

What would you want in a New Service?


At FBC we are thinking about adding a new service, open to everyone but geared towards 20-30-40 year olds. The gospel remains the constant, but how are we to be all things to all men that by all possible means we might save some. What would you want to see happening in a worship service that would allow style to work towards gospel-centeredness rather than as a hindrance from it? Examples

1. Breaking into small group prayer, more chance for fellowship

2. Better use of technology

3. Question/answer times during or after the message

4. More cultural engagement --dealing with what's going on in the world

5. More ancient liturgy, candles, incense, better tie into history

Any thoughts, lay them out.