Eight Church Fights That Are Fading

Episode #522
March 26, 2019
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Some church fights actually are fading. Today we discuss those and the reasons why they are fading.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Most church fights today involve music or other aspects of the worship service.
  • Nearly every time you open a new avenue for giving in the church, giving increases.
  • Fewer and fewer pastors are wearing ties to preach in on Sundays.
  • Fights over musical instruments in the worship service are more over what instruments are not being used than the ones that are.

The fading fights we discuss are:

  1. Hymnals
  2. Projector screens
  3. Online giving
  4. Formal vs. casual attire
  5. Selected musical instruments
  6. Offertory order in worship
  7. Altar calls/invitation
  8. Choir robes

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

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