A while back I was struggling with the biblical "idealness" of concept, (I think it is NOT ideal, or a even a great idea) and couldn't exactly organize my thoughts in the most effective manner, as you would probably be able to ask my sister. Haha.
Well, I love this new blog post from Kevin DeYoung, and think he communicates the topic in a clear and compelling light and have included the link below:
Here are the major points of the article, but I encourage you to read them in their entirety.
1. Consider practically if this is a good strategy.2. Consider if there is good (or any) historical precedence for routinely canceling your worship service3. Consider that all of life is worship, but corporate worship is still unique.4. Consider what it may communicate when you replace services with serving.5. Consider that corporate worship is a means of grace.
What do you think? Swapping service for serving?