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5+ Churchy Things I'm Thankful For – Even If I Don't Like Them
It's important to distinguish between personal preferences and moral absolutes if we hope to maintain our integrity.

I worship more freely when I feel more comfortable and less self-conscious. A suit and tie makes me think about the suit and tie. Casual clothes help me forget about what I'm wearing (or what anyone else is wearing) and concentrate on worshiping Jesus instead.

If that works differently for you, great. For you.

I don't like a suit and tie. You don't like dressing casually. I'm not disrespectful. You're not stuffy.

Let's just worship Jesus.

(Not Dis)Honorable Mentions:

While I'm on a roll, here are a few more things that I don't like, but I'm grateful we have them.

Megachurches: they're great for a lot of people, they're just not for me.

House Churches: some people love them, but I prefer worshipping in a neutral third place, not someone else's (or my) house.

Fake Flowers on Stage: cuz they're fake.

Smoke Machines: too smoky.

Steeples: too poky.

Neckties: too choke-y.

Readers Without a Sense of Humor: they can't take a joke-y.

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November 22, 2016 at 10:56 AM

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