No, Our Church Doesn’t Sing New Music to Appeal to Nonbelievers, the worship wars. Just when you think they’re gone for good, they pop up again.

The subject came up again in a conversation where I wasn’t expecting it.

Not wanting to run over this thoroughly-plowed ground again, I sat off to the side of the conversation.

Then one of them said something I hear a lot – that churches are singing newer songs to appeal to nonbelievers. That was followed by “we’re letting the world dictate worship styles for the church,” and then the dreaded head-turn to me. “Why do you think they do that, Karl?”

I felt like Michael Corleone in Godfather III. “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!”

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