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The Backward Way To Plan a Worship Service

Scott McClellan on worship planning:

Churches everywhere should be thinking carefully and critically about how their local bodies worship week in and week out because, according to the triple-lex, our worship practices and patterns have lasting affects on individuals, families, and communities.

But maybe, instead of thinking first about what kind of worship services we ought to create, we should put that on the back-burner for a bit. Maybe one implication of the triple-lex is that we should start with what kind of lives we want to lead people to live. Maybe we should start at the end of the triple-lex and reverse-engineer our worship services. Here’s what I mean. Continue reading.


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