Tuesday, 29 October 2013 19:15

The work of praise

Portending peace for the earth

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 18 October 2013 16:39

At church with the Carters

Gathering for worship is a big deal, whether or not the congregation includes a former president of the United States.

Published in Seriously Funny
Monday, 16 September 2013 16:06

Book says Baptists embracing high church

 A new book sparks hope that more Baptists will embrace liturgical forms of worship as they come to see ancient traditions as inherently missional.

Published in People
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 19:39

You can't please everyone

It's impossible to please everyone when selecting music in the church, but pastors and music ministers must remember to be Christ-like when discussing and making those decisions.

Published in Vital Signs
Sunday, 11 August 2013 17:38

Even Westboro loves its friends

The Phelps family of Westboro Baptist Church opens its arms to like-minded newcomers, but Christ challenges his disciples to go much further in the way of hospitality. 

Published in Commentaries
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 16:40

London calling: Baptist wins song contest

“You Are There” by Baptist worship leader Giles Blankenship was named top song in Integrity Music Europe’s international “Search for a Song” competition.

Published in Media and Arts
Tuesday, 06 August 2013 18:50

Thinking inside the boxes

One week I received several boxes via FedEx and UPS. The items came in boxes of various sizes, shapes and wrappings. Going through boxes padded with “shipping peanuts,” air-filled plastic rolls and shredded-paper fluff, my thoughts turned to how the box theme might relate to today’s church scene.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 19 July 2013 18:41

Baptist second in Facebook song vote

A Facebook-driven fan vote has a North Carolina Baptist minister near the top in a worldwide search for the next big worship song.

Published in Media and Arts
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 19:49

A recipe for blended worship

Oil and water, obviously, will never mix. I have come to the same conclusion in these recent years of music ministry: that contemporary and traditional worship never mix -- well.  

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 06 May 2013 00:00

Managing time in worship

Many worship leaders fail miserably in the management of their allotted time.

Published in Commentaries
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