I was sitting on the steps off the sanctuary platform at church this morning, watching two of our team member’s kids run around the front of the sanctuary. They acted like they were having the time of their life, chasing after each other, and taking breaks in between to sing a song and rock out on invisible instruments.
It made me smile, sitting there and watching them, but it made me a little sad as well. How many people come to church on Sunday morning, not to have a good time with friends and family, but because it is an obligation, something they feel like they have to do in order to have a good week, or because someone is making them come?
It is unrealistic to expect everyone that comes to church to show up with the same kind of joy and freedom these two kids had, for a variety of reasons. But it still begs the question:
Do you have fun at church?