It’s funny because it’s true: a hilarious satirical take on the trendy side of “contemporary” worship services.
It is also slightly ironic that North Point Community Church produced this.
“…the spirit and the understanding are seldom united in our congregational singing. Those whose hearts are right with God have generally no skill in music, and those who are well skilled in music have seldom a devotional spirit, but are generally proud, self-willed, contentious, and arrogant. Do not these persons entirely overrate themselves? Of all the liberal arts surely music is the least useful, however ornamental it may be. And shouldn’t things be esteemed in proportion to their utility in the Church of God? A good singer, among the people of God, who has NOT the life of God in his soul is like the nightingale’s brains on which Heliogabalus desired to sup: he is nothing but a sound. Some of these persons (I mean they who sing with understanding and without the spirit) suppose themselves of great consequence in the Church of Christ; and they find foolish superficial people whom they persuade to be of their own mind, and soon raise parties and contentions if they have not every thing their own way; and that way is generally as absurd as it is unscriptural and contrary to the spirit and simplicity of the Gospel." Commentary on the New Testament, Adam Clarke, 1831
Hilarious! This is pretty well the model we follow at my church. I LOVE the shot of the coffee cups - too cool.
Its heartbreaking when the body of Christ believes that colored lights, loud music, coffee shops and T-shirts is the way to Jesus Christ. What happened in our quest to bring the gospel message to a lost and hurting world. The veil was torn in two in order to reveal an authentic real God. People its personal communion with a merciful God who wants us to know He is real, He is here to help, and He is all we need. Its simple... accept the gift of His love. He will teach you what real love is and how to love others. Share the good news....God is love, He loves you and his message is love others.