I'm teaching Introduction to Congregational Song this semester at TMU. This week we focused on New Testament Congregational Song. I'm reminded again that as we come to the Father through Jesus the Son, we no longer have to depend on a high priest to offer animal sacrifices so we can find redemption for our sins.… Continue reading How Should New Testament Worshipers Worship?
Colossians 3:15-17- And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever you… Continue reading Striving for diversity in congregational song in the intergenerational church
About a year ago, I had a conversation with a church member who, among other things, wanted to know how and why I chose the songs for worship here at our church. I asked more specific questions such as: what are some of your favorite songs for congregational singing and why? Do you like newer… Continue reading Familiarity is the Key to Selecting Songs for Worship