How Far Should Churches Go to Minimize Distractions in Worship?

There’s a growing trend in churches today to minimize distractions in worship. Some churches are creating guidelines that only allow adults in the auditorium, closing the doors once the service begins, or even encouraging special-needs members to worship in overflow rooms to help minimize potential distractions. 

We’d like to know what you think of this trend–is it a positive or negative advancement? How far does your church go to minimize distractions in worship? 

Share your thoughts in the Comments below. 

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Brian Orme
Brian is the General Editor of He works with creative and innovative people to discover the best resources, trends and practices to equip the church to leader better every day. He lives in Ohio with his wife, Jenna, and four boys..