In this letter, Jamie Smith makes a plea for bands (and churches) to think about the form of worship and what kind of habits the worship is forming in the people who come.
Tell me if this sounds familiar… You are in church listening to the sermon and the pastor/priest makes a convicting point. Who are you thinking about it that moment?
If you are like me, the thought in your head is something like, “Wouldn’t it be…
Quick summary: You don’t have to live close to your church. You are free to live and serve wherever you choose. But there is a catch — the longer the commute, the harder it will be to be meaningfully involved in the church’s life…
Christians, particularly Reformed Christians, have a reputation for not being overly expressive. Christian satirists (like Babylon Bee) routinely poke fun at our rigidness in worship, our emotional deadness, our lack of life and vitality.
This might be crazy.
We just submitted a letter of interest to a local laundromat to see if they might sell it to our church.
Here are our reasons for wanting to buy it:
The reason we started Resurrection Church was to see the people and neighbourhoods of Ottawa renewed by the gospel. Our neighbours and neighbours undoubtedly need spiritual renewal — the wreckage…