Weekend Links

Weekend Links

Musical discipline, electronic worship music, songwriting, Marines, yo-yos, and a guy named Bunny. It’s Weekend Links.

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Songwriting

Testing The Theology Of Worship Songs

I’ve said it many times: the most important aspect of any worship song is its theology. There are some songs I really enjoy that I can’t do with my congregation because they’re theologically unsound. If I’m choosing the words for them to sing, I have to choose wisely.

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Choir

Three Reasons That Churches Are Leaving Choirs Behind

I’ve been at my current church for about ten years, and in that time, I’ve seen someone start a choir twice, only for the choir to dwindle and fade within a few months. There were a number of reasons for this, but that’s a story for another day.

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World's Best Boss

Leadership Roundup

This week’s Leadership Roundup: Sunday School, leadership failure, goal setting, empowering others, and things you should probably just stop saying already.

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Tumbleweed

Four Ways To Overcome Half-Hearted Singing

I often have to remind my son that his tone matters. Not his guitar tone – he doesn’t play – but his tone of voice. Saying the right words in the wrong way is just as bad as saying the wrong words. The same goes for worship music: singing the right words in the wrong way is just as bad as singing the wrong words. If worship is about the heart, then half-hearted singing is bad worship, right?

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