Museum of Idolatry informs us what Andy Stanley’s church has been up to:
Imagine you’re sitting in church on Sunday during an official worship service, and singers on stage are singing those lyrics. Would you really want to hear lyrics about how a girl turns a guy on because she has the right stuff baby? That’s what happened during a Sunday worship service at North Point Community Church-Andy Stanley’s church. They opened an official Sunday worship service with hits from the 1990s.
The Apostle Paul said, “We preach Christ and Him crucified,” but Stanley seems to be saying “we will put on an elaborate and worldly show to draw a crowd.”
Is the Gospel of Jesus Christ not good enough? Does it really need to be dressed up with cheesy boy band songs from the 90s? On top of that, can anyone imagine that any of those performers had any free time left to study God’s Word? This is a tightly choreographed and professionally performed medley of (secular) hits; it must have taken many hours of practice and rehearsal to accomplish this. Is this what a church should be encouraging its people to focus their precious time on? North Point and Andy Stanley have a gigantic effect on other churches in America; many smaller churches study their methods and try to emulate their “success.” Lord have mercy…
A video of the praise & worship segment is included.