Tomorrow many of us will attend a Christmas Eve service. Will be a traditional service with classic Christmas hymns and a sanctuary lit with hand-held candles? Or will be a non-traditional service designed with video and creative artistry to connect with people in our media-savvy culture?
Either way there can be pitfalls. The message of Jesus birth can overlooked in traditional liturgies and songs as we sleepwalk through them without considering the meaning of the words. It can also get lost behind the wiz-bang coolness of multimedia. So, check out these two classic tongue-in-cheek blog articles: