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Two descendants of United Methodist leaders, an American and a Congolese, plead with GC2019 delegates to consider the catastrophic effects of the Traditional and Modified Traditional Plans. Read more

A Way Forward 8 Comments

Toilet paper hanging

Courtesy of Patrick Scriven

Language and music count far less than a sense of authenticity when it comes to choosing a style of worship, writes Patrick Scriven. Read more

Local Church

Weary of "the worship wars," the Rev. Mark A. Miller responds to Jonathan Aigner's preference for traditional liturgy with a defense of contemporary worship. Read more

Local Church 3 Comments

Blessed Nation

Photo Courtesy of Jonathan Aigner

Worship leader Jonathan Aigner has some pointed advice for churches tempted to put patriotism above Pentecost on Sunday, May 24. Read more

Perspectives 1 Comments

Old Gary Methodist Church

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Heads up, Churches: Millennials have left because they're fed up with entertainment-style worship, writes Jonathan Aigner, and they want authentic Christian experience. Read more

Perspectives 3 Comments

Empty Church

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Church musician and theologian Jonathan Aigner challenges the consumerist ideas behind contemporary worship as the opposite of what Christian worship should be. Read more

Perspectives 1 Comments