When the LORD your God brings you into the land he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give you—a land with large, flourishing cities you did not build, 11 houses filled with all kinds of good things you did not provide, wells you did not dig, and vineyards and olive groves… Read More
Archive Tag: worship
How Well Is My Church Worshiping?
First, we looked at what (little) the bible has to say about church music styles. Then, we explored what the word “worship” means in the bible and what (little) music has to do with it. Today we answer an important worship related question I was asked recently by a minister… Read More
How Important Is Music In The Worship Of God?
Last week we looked at what (little) the bible says about church music styles. We saw that Christians have always bickered loudly over church music styles and we ended by wonder…That’s because worshiping God is super important to us, right? Well, let’s begin to answer that question by looking at… Read More
Pliny the Younger, the governor of Bythinia, wrote a letter to the Roman emperor Trajan around 112 AD seeking advice on how best to persecute the Christians. In that letter, he said Christians did were doing a weird thing – they gathered together before the sun came up and sang… Read More
The Three Songs We Sing
If your church is like mine you guys probably sing one kind of song. Everyone together. To God. Probably with instruments playing along. At our church a “solo” is rare. And a capella? Never. I started wondering why that is… So I did some learning. And now I have a… Read More
How To Replace A Music Minister
Not every church needs a full-time paid music minister. (Some reasons yours may not.) We don’t have one of those at our church. Instead, we have created an all-volunteer system that has served us well. Results may vary. Here’s the nitty gritty. Positions With Descriptions Leader of worship leaders: That’s… Read More