When our cell group met on Zoom last week, I couldn’t help but notice that you were talking quite a bit about what our church is missing, and how other churches seem to be better. You also talked about what you saw when you attended other churches’ online services.
Please don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with that! With most churches going online as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s become so much easier to “visit” other churches. In fact, I’ve done the same myself, joining another church’s Sunday service and watching sermons by other pastors.
I don’t know about you, but having compared our church services with those of others, I can’t help but feel that sometimes, our church comes up short. Other preachers seem so much more inspiring and insightful. Their churches seem more dynamic, and their members seem more passionate and enthusiastic in their worship.
If these thoughts sound familiar to you, let me confess: