How Traditional/Contemporary Is Your Church?

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Take this quiz to find out how traditional or contemporary your church is.


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Ultra-Traditional

Your church is about as traditional as they come.  Orthodoxy is appreciated above all else, and there is little patience for change.

Traditional

Your church is very traditional, but not militantly so.  Orthodoxy is important, but some changes can be made after careful thought and deliberation.  
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If someone attended your church without a bulletin...
    • A. 

      They would be completely lost.

    • B. 

      They would often be uncomfortable.

    • C. 

      They would sometimes be uncomfortable.

    • D. 

      They would have very little trouble.

    • E. 

      They would have no trouble at all.

  • 2. 
    Themes and topics of study are decided by....
    • A. 

      The denominations published liturgy only.

    • B. 

      The pastor's interpretation of the published liturgy.

    • C. 

      A combination of the church liturgy and local input.

    • D. 

      Our pastor's vision influenced by liturgical season.

    • E. 

      The vision of the pastor and church leadership only.

  • 3. 
    When children perform special music in your service....
    • A. 

      We don't have children to perform.

    • B. 

      We don't clap for them. It's irreverent.

    • C. 

      We clap, but very reluctantly.

    • D. 

      We hesitate a little, but usually clap.

    • E. 

      We clap enthusiastically every time.

  • 4. 
    Prayers offered during your service are...
    • A. 

      Always written down.

    • B. 

      Are sometimes written down.

    • C. 

      Are a combination of written and spontaneous.

    • D. 

      Are usually spontaneous.

    • E. 

      Are always spontaneous.

  • 5. 
    Congregational singing uses...
    • A. 

      An official hymnal over ten years old.

    • B. 

      An official hymnal purchased recently.

    • C. 

      A combination of hymns, praise and worship choruses.

    • D. 

      Mostly modern praise and worship, with occasional hymns.

    • E. 

      Contemporary praise on worship music only, except for holidays.

  • 6. 
    The use of instruments in your church...
    • A. 

      Is limited to the piano and organ.

    • B. 

      Includes organ, piano, and occasional classical orchestral instruments.

    • C. 

      Includes all of the above as well as light electronic instruments and drums

    • D. 

      Centers around a rock rhythm section.

    • E. 

      Is strongly centered around a cutting-edge rock band.

  • 7. 
    As far as multimedia is concerned...
    • A. 

      We don't use it. Maybe there is a flannel board in Sunday School.

    • B. 

      We use it occasionally.

    • C. 

      We use it often to project lyrics and announcements.

    • D. 

      We often project lyrics, announcements, powerpoint presentations, and film clips.

    • E. 

      We constantly use it before, during, and after the service.

  • 8. 
    When it comes to the Bible...
    • A. 

      You only need it at church if you are the Pastor or a Sunday School teacher.

    • B. 

      We provide the King James translation in the pews.

    • C. 

      We provide a contemporary translation in the pews.

    • D. 

      We provide a contemporary translation in the pews and project the scripture.

    • E. 

      We provide a contemporary translation and project the scripture, but people usually bring their own bibles.

  • 9. 
    Drama in your church...
    • A. 

      Is inappropriate.

    • B. 

      An occasional Sunday School Christmas pageant is tolerated.

    • C. 

      A few children's programs a year are encouraged.

    • D. 

      People of all ages get involved in drama a few times a year.

    • E. 

      There is an official drama team that performs regularly.

  • 10. 
    Your church views the Holy Spirit...
    • A. 

      As being active during New Testament times, but not now.

    • B. 

      As providing occasional comfort and direction to His people.

    • C. 

      As often providing comfort and direction to His people.

    • D. 

      As playing a constant, active role in the lives of all believers.

    • E. 

      Provides obvious manifestations in believers as proof of spiritual rebirth.

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