For clarification as we continue on, let me share the foundational premise I'm working from: Gathered worship is the verbal outpouring* of the redeemed people of God - offered, led and carried out by redeemed people - not hirelings, not machines. It is Redeemed Images of God responding to their Creator, King and Redeemer. This [...]
As mentioned in my last post, the church has rightly begun to re-examine the words we use to add clarity and help avoid misunderstanding. Sometimes this from a heart that desires to help the congregation more fully embrace a humble, grateful, Biblical theology and sometimes it’s merely out of a sense of modern Pharisee-ism, wanting [...]
Thanks for joining me on this journey! Having served for a couple decades in church ministry, perhaps some of the things I’ve learned will be helpful for your context. I’m by no means an ‘expert’ in the area of music/arts ministries, and I’ve learned to be very wary of anyone who claims to have [...]
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