‘Silent Night’, Hillsong style

This was my church 2003 until 2009. Thoughts on Christmas?

Jason Goroncy

In recent years, Hillsong London has marked the coming of Christmas in ways reminiscent ofwhat lots of churches do – an evening of carol singing marketed as ‘a night that is focused on celebrating what Christmas is really about – JESUS!’

Last year’s event included thisunique performance of’Silent Night’:

Some of us found the performance to be quite confusing, on so very many levels. This is not a bad thing. (Of course, a quick Google search reveals that there are no shortage of people who confess no such confusion at all.)Whenthose whoseexperience across a wide range of ecclesiastical supermarkets together find that their hermeneutical skills are up against it,this is a time to embrace the questions.

So this post. I have my own developing thoughts, which I may post at some stage. But consider the comments box below my invitation to you, dear reader, to help me interpret what the…

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