"Yea, but I think you can spend a lot of time thinking up scenarios and "standard" responses. I wouldn't have thought to put this one in the book! Plus, I know at least 5 men in our assembly who would tackle him on sight - me being one…"
"We handled it poorly. Basically we let the guy talk for 5 minutes then one of our staff went up and put his arm around the guy and sort of ushered him off. The point was we were un-prepared. Maybe that was the right thing to do, but it wasn't…"
"#7 did....the Sunday after Columbine some dude walked up to the front, took the mic and began berating the church to get involved in the schools. Scared the bagels out of us...he was dressed all in black. We didn't have a real good plan so we…"
"1. Go all acoustic that day. Just wing it basically.
7. Man, that's out there. Has this happened to anyone?
8. Keep playing until someone says not to.
9. Play until instructed to stop.
16. Every church should invest in a fire hose.
"1. Play acoustic and sing really loud. 2. Same as #1. 3. Worship with who you have. 4. Same as #3. 5. Actually had this happen. The ushers were great and we had a medical professional in the service. Ambulance came but with no sirens. We then had a…"
I recently read a book called "The Unthinkable - Who survives when disaster strikes, and why" by Amanda Ripley. Since I live in a hurricane-prone part of the U.S., I thought it might have some good pointers. It turns out that there are many other storms of life where you could apply wisdom found in the book than just the occasional hurricane. Captain Sully, who successfully carried out the emergency ditching of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, offshore from Manhattan, New York City,…See More
"Musicians (usually with some level of professional connection) that are on the worship team and use it to demonstrate their musical skills rather than enter into worship...or a worship team more obsessed with getting the groove right than their…"
"Things that make me cringe...
1. Churches which think "worship service" should be seeker friendly.
2. Worshippers that don't care about their testimony OUTSIDE of the "worship service".
3. Skilled musicians that think…"
"I think Junji made a good observation. Be aware of the response of the audience / congregation. If what you are doing engages them in worship, good. If what you're doing scratches your musical itch but everyone else is just watching, move on.
A group for anyone that is involved in worship at a Vineyard Church. Share worship sets and songs that you are learning and using. This is a place to get to know one another, mentor each other and share what God has been doing in your church.See More
"A great topic, and one that merits some discussion...I live in Myrtle Beach, the "entertainment" capital of South Carolina, and so much of what I have seen in local churches here is just entertainment. My wife and I have visited over *35*…"
Welcome to WTR! It's a great site to fellowship with wonderful people with hearts of worship from all over the world. Please visit my blog and let me know if it blesses you. Glad you joined! ps-I love Myrtle Beach!!
Hi !! ............A warm welcome to WTR........this worship site is growing very fast ......we can share God's word, prayers and even more and more.....You can join groups according to your country and can discuss about Bible.Its really safe to share all your problems and even you will find yourself growing in Holy Spirit. The prayers are fruitful in between all Godly people........Be the glory and blessing of Lord Jesus be with you. Praise the Lord
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