Here’s some of my most recent thinking about worship services, helpfully captured in my post for DesiringGod. First, the teaser:
Many young people leave the faith because of disappointment with their local church; they have unmet expectations. And the saddest part is this: often the church is the one creating the very expectations that it cannot meet. We seem to be teaching our people to expect too much — at least in this current age.
Read the (600 word) rest: Serving Appetizers: Worship Services That Keep Their Promises
[EDITED: This blog is also posted at Doxology & Theology: here.]