When I evaluate a song for the church, my question isn’t so much whether or not it sounds like everything else we call “worship,” but rather whether the song invites the hearts and minds of believers to see and savor Jesus as he really is.
While a keyboard can sound similar to a piano, there are a lot more sounds that can come out of a keyboard along with being able to shape those sounds in unique ways.
Over the past five years, studies have shown that between 60%-80% of American churches have either plateaued or are declining. Similar studies show that thousands of churches are closing their doors every year. While these numbers are concerning, there are also reasons for hope. Churches can choose to learn from…
PODCAST: This week’s episode with Dennis Worley, Worship Minister at Brentwood Baptist Church, will focus on how to make transitions in ministry easier – from the desire to share ministry to how to prepare the congregation in advance.