Sermon text: Isaiah 1:11-20 & John 4:19-26
What is real worship anyway? Here we sit ... on blue chairs ... devoid of most the reminders of worship. No hymnbooks or BOB (Best of the Best). Not even the pew Bible. The beauty of our magnificent windows has been replaced by institutional grey walls. No organ music. The cross ... the central symbol of our worship here at Lakewood ... stands over in the sanctuary where the dust is thick. The choir has been relegated to sitting amongst the common folk. No communion table or baptismal. No pulpit or lectern. What is real worship anyway? ... Read full sermon here (PDF).