MA1-1:  We Become Like What We Worship

Biblical Foundations of Missional Worship

A discussion of the origins of worship that will begin with some of the physiological, scientific, spiritual, and historical aspects of worship and move on to the Biblical origins of worship.   Key Biblical passages will be discussed in light of creation, and human identity.   The nature of sinful man and his creative constructs in light of contemporary worship and its filtration into the Church today will be addressed.  A transformed redeemed humanity who is active in true worship will be discussed as a basis for the each of the other workshops to follow.  


Workshop Objectives

What you will learn in this workshop:

1.  That all human beings worship someone or something.

2.  That the root sin of all humankind is self-worship.

3.  That we resemble what we revere, either for ruin or for restoration.

4.  That we become like what we worship.


Workshop Outline

1.  Science & the Origins of Worship

2.  The Biblical Origins of Worship

3.  We Become Like What We Worship  

4.  Idolatrous Self-Worship Today

5.  Renewed Humanity in Worship

6.  The Activity of Worship

7.  Conclusion:  It's Not Just About Golden Calves Anymore


Workshop Category


Workshop Content

Power Point Presentation

Contextual Data


Workshop Logistics

Time:  120 minutes

Power Point Projector needed


Seminar Workshops

MA Series:  Missional Arts

Seminar 1:   Missional Worship 

MA1-1:  We Become Like What We Worship

MA1-2:  Our Worship Reflects Who We Are

MA1-3:  Our Worship is Artful Language