14 Signs that Worship Renewal is Needed

14 Signs that worship renewal is needed:

  1. Passive congregation that lacks enthusiasm/joy
  2. Guests are not welcome or drawn into the community
  3. Cerebral worship oriented exclusively toward teaching
  4. Evangelistic worship oriented exclusively toward conversion
  5. Weak communication in leading and preaching
  6. Long sermons that lack application
  7. Communion is infrequent and tacked on when used, often looking like a funeral
  8. Classroom formation seating
  9. Lifeless singing and limited range of music
  10. Structure of order
  11. Christian year not followed
  12. Use of the arts shunned
  13. People not involved in responses/antiphons/passing the peace
  14. Senses are not engaged in worship