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10 Things People in the Pews are Thinking

1. “Awe man. I like the other worship leader better … ”
2. “She/He ALWAYS sits right here! Why are they not here? Ugh. Why did I even come to church?”
3. “What is the worship leader pointing at? All I see is the roof?”
4. “3 … 2 … 1 … CameraShootsUpTheNeckOfTheGuitarNowGo!!!”
5. “Ugh. She asked me to lift my hands. No. I’m not gonna do it.”
6. “Wow. Like 75 percent of the people in here are lifting their hands. OK. I give in.”
7. Immediately after worship leader screams, “Are you guys excited to be here this morning??!!!!!” and immediately after two people clap and kinda yelp … ”whoop” … they think … ”It’s early man. Relax.”
8. “She REALLY needs to not bounce like that … ”
9. “I. Seriously. Don’t. Know. Any. Of. These. Songs.”
10. “I don’t care what the live record sounds like. I’m not gonna WOOOOOOOAAAAAHHHH.”

Any others?  

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Carlos Whittaker is an artist, pastor, thinker, experience architect, and social media junkie. Previously, 
Carlos served as Director of Service Programming at Buckhead Church in Atlanta, GA, one of the three campuses of North Point Community Church. Before that Carlos worked for 10 years as the Pastor of Worship and Creative Arts at Sandals Church in Riverside, CA. Carlos seeks to “disturb and disrupt the church as a whole.” He blogs prolifically at RagamuffinSoul.com.