The Chris Creech

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Exclusive Worship

It happened again this morning. I was baited (alright, it was my decision) into reading another poorly thought out, badly researched article on worship music. Anyway, the comments section is what really got me. I was foolish enough to decide to read some of them, and they showed what I have been seeing more and more of in the past couple of years. Continue reading

Hipster Frames and Worship Music

Unfortunately, I had to switch back to eyeglasses recently. It appears that my eyeballs are no longer accepting of small pieces of plastic in them. So, I needed some new frames. Sarah and I went to pick some out, and I realized that I will (in 7-10 days), finally be in possession of my first pair of hipster frames! You know, they’re a little bit thicker around the rims, and some other stuff that apparently makes them more stylish and “in” (whatever that means). Either way, I got them because the salesperson and Sarah agreed that they made me look older and more sophisticated. Since I’m a 29-year-old man that got carded a while back for buying the movie “Tombstone” I went for the older look. But, I’m pretty sure that fashion statement will be dead soon. I’m probably about 3-5 years too late to call them “hipster” frames. It got me thinking a little about the style of music in the church and whether or not the churches have the same problem. Continue reading

Getting Rid of “Treadmill Songs”

Anybody own a treadmill? I do. I actually use it during the winter when it’s too cold for South Carolina blood to run outside. But did you know that about 40% of people just don’t use their home exercise equipment? Just takes up space in the basement. Also, they’re kind of boring. In fact, I have to take a tablet downstairs to watch Netflix or read a book just to keep myself going. I believe that part of a Worship Pastor’s job should be to eliminate songs that function like a treadmill. So what are these “Treadmill songs?” Continue reading

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