White Horse Inn Modern Reformation

Boredom & Entertainment

Compared with a summer blockbuster film, many would likely characterize the events at a typical church as “boring.” And in order to address this problem, many churches over the past few decades have begun to use the techniques of show business.  Worship now has the look and feel of a rock concert, and sermons have turned into inspirational comedy routines.  What is boredom anyway, and should it be avoided at all costs?  Is entertainment always the appropriate response?  Joining the panel for this discussion is Richard Winter, author of Still Bored in a Culture of Entertainment (originally aired July 26, 2009).

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