Regarding “Blessed Be Your Name”…
- 27,489 – The number of worship leaders that have used Matt and Beth Redman’s song “Blessed Be Your Name”.
- 27,488 – The number of worship leaders that need the words of Matt and Beth Redman’s song in front of them to lead it.
- 2,783 – The number of worship leaders that have made a recording of that song.
- 3,416 – The number of worship leaders that heard that song at a conference when it was released in 2002
- 2,790 – The number of worship leaders at that conference that said “I could have done that better”.
- 12,480 – The number of worship leaders that call that song “Blessed Be Your Name”.
- 15,009 – The number of worship leaders that call that song “Blessed Be The Name”.
- 73% of you identified with the 5th bullet above.
- 22% of you have quit reading this post by now.
- 67% of your parishioners are using their iPad/iPhone to follow the readings in scripture.
- 3% of your parishioners are using their iPad/iPhone to follow the angry birds.
- 30% – The number of people who responded to the Planning Center Invitation for this weekends services.
- 128 – Average needed number of inputs at a mega-church
- 43 – Actual number of those inputs used each Sunday
- 27 – Number of “Monday Morning Quarterback” sound engineers at your service last Sunday.
- 2 – Number of mic cables that will “fail” at your church next Sunday
- 0 – Number of those cables that actually failed. #FOHfail
- 16 – Required number of coffee’s to get the tech crew ready to work.
- 19 – The number of times the youth minister said “Amen?” to get the “Amen!” response from the congregation during announcement time.
- 4 – The number of times the cantor at your church smiled last weekend.
- 177 – The number of times this year you have used “One Bread, One Body” as a communion song.
- 1 – The number of out of tune instruments it took to distract 800 people at your service this morning.
- 8 – The number of minutes it took to figure out which version of “Everlasting God” the music team would use this weekend. #youreignforeeeeeeever or #youreignforever
Disclaimer – All numbers completely fictitious, though they likely represent accurate percentages.
May the Lord bless you and keep you safe in your ministry!