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10 Reasons Contemporary Worship IS Declining, and What We Can Do to Help the Church Move On

  • Meg Bucher Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer
10 Reasons Contemporary Worship IS Declining, and What We Can Do to Help the Church Move On

Experiencing God through worship has presentationally changed over time, but elementally remained the same. To understand where contemporary worship is going, it’s helpful to understand what it is and when it began. The charismatic movement birthed this style of worship known for a more casual setting. Leaders take the stage and utilize technology to connect more relevantly.

This shift in Christianity has been influenced by the importance of spiritual gifts … charismata. “These are supernatural graces which individual Christians need to fulfill the mission of the Church” (Wikipedia). God is the same today as He has been for all other generations before us. Though we evolve and change, He does not. Contemporary Worship is evolving into the next generation, and with that comes change.

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