What's expected from those players...and I'm talking all instruments here...who play at church? I think I'm getting close to saying goodbye to playing at church. I'm having a very hard time dealing with players who seem to have the "it's good enough" attitude when I know it could be better. A lot better. Seems like more and more people come to practice very unprepeard. They barely know the songs, they leave out some very key elements of thier parts and in some instances they come to practice not knowing the songs at all. Sometimes some can't make it to practice and when they get there on Sunday they aren't prepared. I realize that we all have full times jobs, some have other outside interests, some have young children and believe me when I say I know how much time it can all take up. But the practice we had last night was a train wreck. Probably the worst. The 4 songs were posted 3 weeks ago and as usual I was the only one who came prepared. Maybe it's me and just I'm expecting too much. Listen, as a bass player I may not be this or that and while I feel I'm pretty decent I know there are thousands of bass players in the surrounding counties where I live in who can do it all better than me. I know this. But I always do my homework and I'm always prepared. I think the congregation deserves better than what we give them. Am I wrong? If so then tell me.