Whoever said church had to be boring? When we look into the Scriptures it is easy to see that church should be anything but boring. Yes, there may be those who will recall a young man falling asleep once in church while Paul was preaching (Acts 20), but when the service had concluded no one looked back and said that was a boring service for the young man was also resurrected.
As we consider the New Testament church in the book of Acts we see action-packed church services. They even thought they were drunk in one instance (Acts 2:15). We also see that we are not required to set stoic as if in a museum. We can participate and express ourselves in heart-felt worship. It is proper to lift our hands in worship to God (Psalm 134:2). We can also clap our hands (Psalm 47:1). We may sing together aloud (Psalm 95:1). You can read through Psalm 150 and easily see that musical intruments may even be incorporated in worship.
Church should be exciting and enjoyable. It should be something we look forward to; not a drudgery. The psalmist said “I was glad when they said unto me, let us go into the house of the Lord” (Psalm 122:1). That’s the way we feel and you can too.
We invite you to join us for exciting church this Friday evening in room 149 of the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center. You will be made to feel welcome and if you do fall asleep we will wake you when it’s time to leave.