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10 Commandments of a Weekend Experience

Shawn Wood is the experiences pastor at Seacoast Church, which has 13 campuses.  He recently blogged a series of posts which he called, “10 Commandments of a Weekend Experience.”  I found them interesting and I thought that I would pass them on to you.  To read the full post describing the commandment, just click on it.


Commandment #1 – Thou Shalt have no blank screen behind you.

Commandment #2 – Thou Shalt practice all transitions.

Commandment #3 – Thou shalt be in the light as he is in the light.

Commandment #4 – Thou shalt introduce yourself and assume no one knows  who you are.

Commandment #5 – Thou Shalt start on time and end on time.

Commandment #6 – Thou shalt be keep the welcome and announcements to 240 seconds or less.

Commandment #7 – Thou shalt pray for the best, plan for the probable  and prepare for the worst.

Commandment #8 – Thou Shalt communicate with all your team before, during and after each service.

Commandment #9 – Break down all boundries for people to experience and respond to God.

Commandment #10 – Have fun.

2 Responses to “10 Commandments of a Weekend Experience”

  1. This sounds like a great plan to me! I have many of the same sentiments.

  2. I don’t know about all that finishing on time stuff!

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