Keys to a Multi-Generational Worship Ministry

August 30, 2016
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Podcast Episode #255


Mike Harland joins us again to discuss worship in the church and how multiple styles can segregate generations within a local community of faith.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Churches are looking to go back to one worship style more than they are looking to move to multiple worship styles.
  • “If our worship and Bible study are segregated, the generations in the church never interact with one another.”
  • “Placating musical preferences created a generational divide in many churches.”
  • “I think we’ve put a little too much faith in a church’s music style as an attraction.”
  • “I’m afraid many churches changed their musical style out of desperation to grow the church.”
  • “In most churches with multiple styles, there is a winning service and a losing service.”
  • “The family unit is the most important small group unit in the church.”
  • “God didn’t call us to make music; He called us to make disciples.”
  • “There are churches who do multiple worship styles well.”

The four topics we discuss are:

  1. Churches moving back to one style for all generations
  2. Generational Interdependence
  3. Great examples to learn from
  4. The “Experiencing God” principle

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