Marsha West writes:
Popular blogger, author and pastor Tim Challies wonders: “If a worship service includes no prayer and no Bible reading, can we even recognize it as Christian worship?”
The question you need to ask yourself is, does the church you attend follow the Bible’s instruction on the way church is to be conducted? Is the service you attend man-centered, or does it truly glorify God? After visiting many churches over the years, Challies says that the answer to these questions is No! So, what exactly is missing in modern worship? Well, for one thing some church services lack, of all things, prayer. There are other important elements that are missing as well. Find out what they are.
Read more: http://www.challies.com/articles/the-missing-elements-of-modern-worship/
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