Sunday, August 11, 2013


Silliness is defined by Merriam-Webster as 1. a lack of good sense or judgment, 2. language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense, 3. a lack of seriousness often at an improper time.  At MFC silliness abounded.  Of course, being a Word of Faith church, one can readily see where this is going.  In a previous post I mention things like pulling invisible levers, people scrambling for a Pay Day candy bar and there was more as well.  For instance all the dancing, running, laughing, acting drunk, etc.  Does this draw people to God? No. Are people getting worked into an emotional frenzy? Yes. 

How on earth is a person supposed to bring a visitor to a church when you have no idea what kind of silliness will happen?  I Corinthians 14:26-40 is about order in worship.  Silliness, like I mentioned above, was not order.  Many times it was more like mass chaos and occasionally people got injured. 

All the while you did not see people coming to Christ. You did not see baptisms.  You did not see people going out and drawing people to Christ.  It was just weirdness.  Don't be weird.  No one wants to be like a weirdo. They want to know that Christ is here to fill that God shaped hole in our lives.    They want to know that God loves them, even though they have made some mistakes.  There should be order to our worship services.  Not for us, for those who we are trying to introduce to our Lord and Savior.

All that to say this,  have good judgement in the church you attend.  Are lives being impacted eternally?  Are people coming to Christ?  Are people moving forward in their relationship with Christ?

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