They Need to Hear from God
Tomorrow being Sunday, my prayer is that more preachers will preach the Word, for God’s sake!!! People need salvation, not programs!!! We need to Hear from God!!!
Recently . . . a pastor shared with me that he now had less than twenty minutes to preach on Sunday morning because more time was needed for “worship.” He said the music portion of the service was expanding, and now that a drama skit was being included each week something had to be cut. They had mailed out a survey to the church membership. The question was: Which would you prefer: (1) Add fifteen minutes to the length of the service? (2) decrease the “worship” time? (3) shorten the sermon? The majority chose to have a shorter sermon.
As we analyze this, several things surface. First of all, this is not a unique situation for a pastor in America. It is, rather, a picture of church today, both from the standpoint of the leadership and of the people. The people want to be entertained, and the church…
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Posted on October 19, 2013, in Hearing From God And His Word and tagged Faith depends upon God's Word, Forget the glitz and glamour and Preach the Word!, God's Word is Life, God's Word is Truth, Preach Holiness, Preach the gospel, Preach the Word and Don't Compromise!, The Importance of God's Word. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.