In Part 1 of this post, I suggested that when a worship service is shaped by the gospel, a church doesn’t need to decide between edifying existing Christians and evangelizing to non-Christians.
Who is a worship service for? I remember asking myself that question as a second-year seminary student. Clearly, the goal of worship is to glorify God, first and foremost. But which kinds of people are expected to be in a worship service? Certainly, Christians are to gather for worship. But passages like 1 Corinthians 14, where Paul […]