I have lived in both the “pentecostal” or “experience” style church. I have also lived in the church that is less experience and more community, more small group, etc. All weekend I have been wrestling with the thought of how you blend the two worlds? how do you create a culture that can have experience without freaking people out or getting “weird”. At the same time, it is so important that when people leave a gathering, they leave with a sense that they encountered God. Where is the church that does not follow the cliche, but is innovating in a way that can combine both without leaning to far one way or the other? Who is doing it, I mean REALLY doing it and not just talking about doing it? Just something that is on my mind.

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