The above photo is from a youth convention in 2001... and yes, that is yours truly with the ponytail. One of the biggest battles within Christian congregations is "worship style." Now, one on the outside looking in, may be wondering, " Battles? Isn't there enough going on in the world to not be having battles amongst yourselves? " One would think so... wouldn't one. Never the less, this is an issue that has caused major fights between people who have chosen to continue the mission of Jesus (yes, that was a loaded statement; read it again if you like). To some people, style is everything. To others, the One being worshiped is everything. To others, they just show up out of routine or duty. Most people in emerging generations understand that the word worship has been taken out of context, and that it really has more to do with how you live day in and day out than what songs you sing or what rituals you partake in once or twice a week (more or l
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