Mistakes (What to put in the service (Talks (Two bite sized, One covering…
What to put in the service
Two bite sized
One covering mistakes can be forgiven and God teaches us through mistakes
One covering not defining ourselves by our mistakes and not judging others by theirs
Who wants to give the talks?
Make a "Mistake-o-meter"
Game show style
Presenters read out various (funny) mistakes and the congregation score them on the mistake-o-meter
Could have a pretend mistake in the service so people won't realise it's acting
Possibly a mistake on the technical
Possibly a mistake on a song - keep removing people when they make mistakes
Need to choose songs
Possibly ask Chris to lead the music
Who wants to be the worship leader?
Projection - who wants to help with this?
Sound - who wants to help with this?
How will this work?
Who will lead this?
Types of mistakes
Silly mistakes (no long term effect)
Thoughtless / accidental mistakes
Serious mistakes (has a long term effect)
Teaching points on mistakes
Every mistake can be forgiven
Sometimes you learn from your mistakes / God can teach you something from your mistakes
Don't let your mistakes control you or define you
Don't judge other people by their mistakes
David and Bathsheba (but was this a deliberate sin?)
Judas betraying Jesus (but was this a deliberate sin?)
Peter denying Jesus
The Roman soldier who crucified Jesus and then said "Surely this was the Son of God..."
Other things to do
Before and after the service?
Who wants to help?
Offering - who wants to do this?
Welcoming people - who wants to do this?