Reflections on worship music from “Bill in the Blank”: Why I’ve Stopped Singing in Your Church

December 29, 2012

To be candid, I know how to behave in your church. I’ve been raised in it my entire life. So I know how to fake it when necessary. Lately, it’s been very necessary when the music is playing and we’re supposed to be singing, you know, to God. Frankly, I’m tired of it. Maybe all the “seekers” are enjoying it, but I’m finding it hard to sincerely engage in anything resembling worship.

Instead of feeling the joy of joining with other believers in offering praises to the Almighty, I often feel insulted, bored, and disconnected from 2,000 years of worship history. And just when I think that maybe it’s just me having a selfish and sinful attitude — a very real possibility — a flamboyant electrical guitar solo breaks out. I’m left deciding whether to waive my iPhone and buy the t-shirt or just shut up and go home.

 

Why I’ve Stopped Singing in Your Church.

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One Response to “Reflections on worship music from “Bill in the Blank”: Why I’ve Stopped Singing in Your Church”


  1. Thank you for speaking for many of us “dinosaurs”. I feel your pain.


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