Congregational singing is a foundational piece of our communal worship life, but have you ever asked yourself WHY we sing? Join us in this conversation about our reasons for gathering and singing together!
I’m sure many of you can join me in remembering a time that you've misquoted a scripture or said something foolish from the stage. The aim is to make much of Jesus, but we sometimes make more of ourselves.
Training for church planting has mainly focused on the lead pastor, and rightly so. He’s going to carry the weight of the leadership. However, every pastor leading a new ministry would love to have a well-trained and skilled worship leader ministering alongside them.
We shouldn’t be afraid to sing about difficult topics with kids, their potential lack of understanding can be what drives them to seeking understanding. Instead we should be creative and patient with them, we should never dilute truth for the sake of understanding.
John Newton is one of the most recognized hymn writers of all time, although his life was far from perfect his life story offers us incredible insight on how to write word-shaped, Christ-centered songs that take scriptural truths and utilize them for God's glory.