Imagine if you could split up the church into different venues for the singing time, and then have the same sermon delivered at the same time to all groups of people?

This exact scenario is what I encountered at a recent visit to Saddleback Church, in California.

It was great to see that this church is so keen to meet people where they are at that it seeks to deliver music that meets the needs of the congregation. It was also a clever way to deal with the need to provide overflow seating for their overflowing venue.

However, I couldn’t but help that this was market-driven ministry that had gone too far.

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