Bible Reading

Tips For Public Scripture Reading

The state of the contemporary church 2013: I wrote an article last week encouraging churches to use church music in church. This week I’m on a campaign to encourage churches to use Scripture in their worship.

I played for a few years at a local megachurch and my parents attended regularly. Recently, I asked my mother when was the last time she remembered hearing or seeing a Scripture verse during the worship. She laughed: “Never!”

One of the odd things about my visits to cutting edge contemporary churches is that I rarely see or hear any Scripture in their worship! Following are a two articles I’ve collected with some ideas for public reading of the Word of God:

Tips for Effective Public Scripture Reading in Worship

Ten Tips for Reading Scripture in Public Worship


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