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2606: The Crowded House, Sheffield, England

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7 October 2013

Regarding the report on The Crowded House, Sheffield, England:

In the "other place" spot the reviewer informs us that as part of the message two people gave their testimony and that later there were prayers for local people. The reviewer comments that this "was boring", which is why it was like being "in the other place."

I appreciate that the reviewer doesn't know the people prayed for, but surely it is good that the church prays for people they know.

Charles Veritie


2 April 2014

I'm sorry that the reviewer found the personal interview and prayers for the people at The Crowded House, Sheffield, boring.

I happen to be one half of the couple interviewed that morning. It was our final day with the church we helped begin twelve years earlier, before we moved to another European country to work with a different church.

It was a very meaningful church service for us and, I daresay, more important than the colour of the paint, etc.

Lyssa Bode

St Hilda replies:

The Mystery Worshipper process includes our finding something wrong, regardless of how small, with the service. This was the only small niggle I had in a service that overall I admired very much.

And I would like to send very sincere wishes to you and your husband in your future work for Christ.

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