Why Worship is a Royal Waste of Time


Many times we highlight what worship accomplishes in the life of the church or how well its style connects with us, but this assumes worship is for us instead of for God. In this short video, Marva Dawn shares what gives worship its unique nature, what makes it royal, and why it really should be a waste of time.

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Marva J. Dawn is an American Christian theologian, author, musician and educator, associated with the parachurch organization Christians Equipped for Ministry in Vancouver, Washington. Her book Reaching Out Without Dumbing Down: A Theology of Worship for the Turn-of-the-Century Culture contributed an important piece to the worship arts conversation.