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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by Rusty » Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:04 pm

Del wrote:
coco wrote:
JimVH wrote:
This is not an uncommon practice. The fat people part, not the apology part.
For the record, I have never been asked to be on the worship team.
I did a quick word-search of the Bible. I didn't find any reference to "worship team."
Uhhh small hint, worship team synonym: disciples
Del wrote:I gather that "worship team" is Evangelicalese for "choir & musicians." I recommend that you do as we do -- hide them in a loft, up high and in the back. They don't need to be seen to be heard.
They are NEVER gonna be Catholic. Give it up. They have plans to convert Jesus. Really. Ahhhh No crying. Stop. Oh c'mon... Suck it up. Catholic babies!

Those guidelines are just awful. It's not just the fat people. No cargo shorts! And no white souls. They're awful.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by Skip » Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:36 pm

Del wrote:
coco wrote:
JimVH wrote:
This is not an uncommon practice. The fat people part, not the apology part.
For the record, I have never been asked to be on the worship team.
I did a quick word-search of the Bible. I didn't find any reference to "worship team."

I gather that "worship team" is Evangelicalese for "choir & musicians." I recommend that you do as we do -- hide them in a loft, up high and in the back. They don't need to be seen to be heard.
Speaking of annoying Christians, shut up, Del.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by hugodrax » Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:21 am

Skip wrote:
Del wrote:
coco wrote:
JimVH wrote:
This is not an uncommon practice. The fat people part, not the apology part.
For the record, I have never been asked to be on the worship team.
I did a quick word-search of the Bible. I didn't find any reference to "worship team."

I gather that "worship team" is Evangelicalese for "choir & musicians." I recommend that you do as we do -- hide them in a loft, up high and in the back. They don't need to be seen to be heard.
Speaking of annoying Christians, shut up, Del.
So what is a "worship team?"
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by Cleon » Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:03 am

hugodrax wrote:
Skip wrote:
Del wrote:
coco wrote:
JimVH wrote:
This is not an uncommon practice. The fat people part, not the apology part.
For the record, I have never been asked to be on the worship team.
I did a quick word-search of the Bible. I didn't find any reference to "worship team."

I gather that "worship team" is Evangelicalese for "choir & musicians." I recommend that you do as we do -- hide them in a loft, up high and in the back. They don't need to be seen to be heard.
Speaking of annoying Christians, shut up, Del.
So what is a "worship team?"
Anybody that has anything to do with the music. That team.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by Skip » Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:19 am

Cleon wrote:
hugodrax wrote:
Skip wrote:
Del wrote:
coco wrote:
JimVH wrote:
This is not an uncommon practice. The fat people part, not the apology part.
For the record, I have never been asked to be on the worship team.
I did a quick word-search of the Bible. I didn't find any reference to "worship team."

I gather that "worship team" is Evangelicalese for "choir & musicians." I recommend that you do as we do -- hide them in a loft, up high and in the back. They don't need to be seen to be heard.
Speaking of annoying Christians, shut up, Del.
So what is a "worship team?"
Anybody that has anything to do with the music. That team.
We define it as anyone that has anything to do with making sure the service runs smoothly, so we include the pastor, the people who come pray with us in the morning, the people who come early to start the coffee, etc. PRACTICALLY it turns out to be the band and tech team, but we consider ourselves only a part of the whole.

And my brusque slapdown to Del is because he is incapable of understanding any form of worship service that doesn't match his ideal, yet continues to provide commentary and make snide remarks like "Evangelicalese." I do my best to respect all forms of worship - even those I consider bizarre - and expect nothing less from those with whom I discuss worship.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by Skip » Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:37 am

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That reminds me of the videos that Dug used to send us when he was on the Floor. Is that him in the suit left-center?
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by John-Boy » Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:39 am

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John-Boy wrote:Image
That reminds me of the videos that Dug used to send us when he was on the Floor. Is that him in the suit left-center?
Brown suit, yes. Though left of center is usually how we refer to Dug.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by Skip » Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:52 am

John-Boy wrote:
Skip wrote:
John-Boy wrote:Image
That reminds me of the videos that Dug used to send us when he was on the Floor. Is that him in the suit left-center?
Brown suit, yes. Though left of center is usually how we refer to Dug.
I thought we didn't particularly think of him as not off-center?
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by John-Boy » Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:55 am

Skip wrote:
John-Boy wrote:
Skip wrote:
John-Boy wrote:Image
That reminds me of the videos that Dug used to send us when he was on the Floor. Is that him in the suit left-center?
Brown suit, yes. Though left of center is usually how we refer to Dug.
I thought we didn't particularly think of him as not off-center?
He hasn't been unknown to be off-kilter.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by Del » Tue Nov 08, 2016 12:57 pm

Skip wrote:
Cleon wrote:
hugodrax wrote:
Skip wrote:
Del wrote:
coco wrote:
JimVH wrote:
This is not an uncommon practice. The fat people part, not the apology part.
For the record, I have never been asked to be on the worship team.
I did a quick word-search of the Bible. I didn't find any reference to "worship team."

I gather that "worship team" is Evangelicalese for "choir & musicians." I recommend that you do as we do -- hide them in a loft, up high and in the back. They don't need to be seen to be heard.
Speaking of annoying Christians, shut up, Del.
So what is a "worship team?"
Anybody that has anything to do with the music. That team.
We define it as anyone that has anything to do with making sure the service runs smoothly, so we include the pastor, the people who come pray with us in the morning, the people who come early to start the coffee, etc. PRACTICALLY it turns out to be the band and tech team, but we consider ourselves only a part of the whole.

And my brusque slapdown to Del is because he is incapable of understanding any form of worship service that doesn't match his ideal, yet continues to provide commentary and make snide remarks like "Evangelicalese." I do my best to respect all forms of worship - even those I consider bizarre - and expect nothing less from those with whom I discuss worship.
Was that snide? I'm sorry.

All the same, worship team is a bit of jargon that does not translate.

I thought "worship team" meant "the band," at least in this context. No one cares if the coffee lady is overweight, right? The original article referred to the the worship team as something like "the first thing visitors see" -- they are the "face" of worship. That's why the powers insisted on a degree of superficial attractiveness.

Of course, this is a scandal to most Christians. Which is why the incident made news. Worship is not an entertainment. It is not about being "attractive."
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by hugodrax » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:10 pm

Skip wrote:
Cleon wrote:
hugodrax wrote:
Skip wrote:
Del wrote:
coco wrote:
JimVH wrote:
This is not an uncommon practice. The fat people part, not the apology part.
For the record, I have never been asked to be on the worship team.
I did a quick word-search of the Bible. I didn't find any reference to "worship team."

I gather that "worship team" is Evangelicalese for "choir & musicians." I recommend that you do as we do -- hide them in a loft, up high and in the back. They don't need to be seen to be heard.
Speaking of annoying Christians, shut up, Del.
So what is a "worship team?"
Anybody that has anything to do with the music. That team.
We define it as anyone that has anything to do with making sure the service runs smoothly, so we include the pastor, the people who come pray with us in the morning, the people who come early to start the coffee, etc. PRACTICALLY it turns out to be the band and tech team, but we consider ourselves only a part of the whole.

And my brusque slapdown to Del is because he is incapable of understanding any form of worship service that doesn't match his ideal, yet continues to provide commentary and make snide remarks like "Evangelicalese." I do my best to respect all forms of worship - even those I consider bizarre - and expect nothing less from those with whom I discuss worship.
That last sentence as the funniest thing you've ever written.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by Skip » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:16 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Skip wrote:
Cleon wrote:
hugodrax wrote:
Skip wrote:
Del wrote:
coco wrote:
JimVH wrote:
This is not an uncommon practice. The fat people part, not the apology part.
For the record, I have never been asked to be on the worship team.
I did a quick word-search of the Bible. I didn't find any reference to "worship team."

I gather that "worship team" is Evangelicalese for "choir & musicians." I recommend that you do as we do -- hide them in a loft, up high and in the back. They don't need to be seen to be heard.
Speaking of annoying Christians, shut up, Del.
So what is a "worship team?"
Anybody that has anything to do with the music. That team.
We define it as anyone that has anything to do with making sure the service runs smoothly, so we include the pastor, the people who come pray with us in the morning, the people who come early to start the coffee, etc. PRACTICALLY it turns out to be the band and tech team, but we consider ourselves only a part of the whole.

And my brusque slapdown to Del is because he is incapable of understanding any form of worship service that doesn't match his ideal, yet continues to provide commentary and make snide remarks like "Evangelicalese." I do my best to respect all forms of worship - even those I consider bizarre - and expect nothing less from those with whom I discuss worship.
That last sentence as the funniest thing you've ever written.
You need to read some of my older posts. You know, before I mellowed with age.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by John-Boy » Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:02 pm

I'd just like to commend us all for staying on topic... for once.
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Post by coco » Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:23 pm

John-Boy wrote:I'd just like to commend us all for staying on topic... for once.
Do off-topic posts annoy you?
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coco wrote:
John-Boy wrote:I'd just like to commend us all for staying on topic... for once.
Do off-topic posts annoy you?
Everything annoys me.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by JimVH » Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:32 pm

John-Boy wrote:
coco wrote:
John-Boy wrote:I'd just like to commend us all for staying on topic... for once.
Do off-topic posts annoy you?
Everything annoys me.
He doesn't find it un-annoying.

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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by John-Boy » Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:39 pm

JimVH wrote:
John-Boy wrote:
coco wrote:
John-Boy wrote:I'd just like to commend us all for staying on topic... for once.
Do off-topic posts annoy you?
Everything annoys me.
He doesn't find it un-annoying.
Don't be too unsure he doesn't.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by Skip » Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:32 pm

John-Boy wrote:
JimVH wrote:
John-Boy wrote:
coco wrote:
John-Boy wrote:I'd just like to commend us all for staying on topic... for once.
Do off-topic posts annoy you?
Everything annoys me.
He doesn't find it un-annoying.
Don't be too unsure he doesn't.
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Re: Annoying Christians - I get it

Post by hugodrax » Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:35 pm

Skip wrote:
John-Boy wrote:
JimVH wrote:
John-Boy wrote:
coco wrote:
John-Boy wrote:I'd just like to commend us all for staying on topic... for once.
Do off-topic posts annoy you?
Everything annoys me.
He doesn't find it un-annoying.
Don't be too unsure he doesn't.
Haven't we not decided to fail to not move again?
Annoying christians, alright.
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