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The Church of Me -- Redux

I have posted this before (several years ago, in fact, right after I started the Riddleblog), but Rod Rosenbladt recently sent it to the White Horse Inn crew.  So, I'll post it again.  If you haven't seen this, it is very funny.

Reader Comments (12)

January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRobert Widdowson
I think I heard some of those sons before in a foursquare church.
January 19, 2009 | Unregistered Commentertiminator
As the old jingle we used to say back in high school goes:

I love myself; I think I'm grand,
I go on a date and hold my hand,
I put my arm around my waist,
And when I'm fresh I slap my face.
January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGeorge
That is so funny
January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterHa
So true!

Do you folks ever notice that when someone shows us a group picture -- which is the first person that we aways look for? Why, of course, it is none other than our selves!

Oh, how we love our flesh!!!!!

Thank God for the second use of the law!
January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLloyd
Really, these songs are not all that hyperbolic of what you tend to hear on Christian radio, or in many of the churches today.

I just attended our work shop on our new Christian Worship Supplement. In it, we have over 100 new hymns, and some new liturgies. (We now have over 700 hymns, some of the newer hymns are hundreds of years old. And, some of our new liturgies go back to the second and fourth centuries!) We get a new hymnal about every 25 years or so.

Anyway, they instructed us of the fact that the songs we are singing about, is to thank God for what He has done for us, not what WE (ME) are doing for Him! (We are, after all, snow covered dung!)
January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLloyd
Personally, I have always hated pics of myself. I'm the one always trying t hid behind someone taller.

George ... with that jingle you truly are "dating" yourself.
January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl
Cheryl -

I can deny nothing. I just turned the corner on being able to take distributions from my retirement investments (what's left of them) sans tax penalties.

Lloyd -

Your last submission triggered one of those now-I've-got-it synapses in my subconscious. I always wondered why I had an inherent distaste for some of those contemporary "praise" songs (apart from the fact that I can't sing 'em and their modern country music chord progression). Now it all fits together.
January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGeorge
I confess....I actually wore a jacket like that to a wedding....Please if
i begin wearing white socks with sandals, put me out of my misery!
January 19, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCharles S
This is very funny. But be careful a lot of the songs being slammed may not be great but I have attended worship services and I do believe they were worshipping God in sincerity. A song like There is none like you or Lord I lift your name on high are not me centered. I personally do not like contemporary praise but I do not for one moment think it is "all" guilty of man centeredness, just too casual and sloppy.
January 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMike

I could be wrong, but I don't think they were slamming any of those songs, per se. I think they were slamming the narcissistic therapeutic deistic church culture that is prevalent today.
January 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterChris Sherman
Yes, very funny and yet also, sadly, far too often true. I don't know about the guy on the piano, but after shooting this video I would have felt so dirty that I would have had to go take a long shower and spent some time in real, Christ-focused worship just to "clean the inner man" as well.

January 23, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTom

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