Living Sacrifices – Part 2

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I love a good campfire…there’s nothing better than cooking some spuds and marshmallows on an open fire in the ‘great outdoors’! I’d love to say that I’ve always been ‘fired up’ for God, but the reality is that the fire gets dampened from time to time.

This is a follow on from my previous post, Living Sacrifices Part 1 , where I mentioned that as those leading worship in church,  the raised platform we stand on is not so much a stage, as an altar, with living sacrifices on it.  At times, those living sacrifices aren’t so easy to ‘fire up’!

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Living Sacrifices – Part 1

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I grew up in a relatively conservative church with an organ off to the side and a communion table front and centre, underneath a large cross.  At some point in the mid-80s our evening services started to incorporate a few more musicians as well as the organist!  The band was always off to the side, so as to not be “a distraction” from the true focus of worship.  These days, many churches have the band up on a stage, front and centre, so they can visibly “lead” the people with enthusiasm, energy and passion.   Continue reading “Living Sacrifices – Part 1”