Singability

Why You Should Sing Your Heart Out

Whether you like to sing or not, a worship service isn’t the time to hold back. Nicholas Batzig encourages everyone to sing their hearts out in church:

Much of the scriptural teaching about the beauty of loud congregational singing has been lost by the injuries that have been sustained by both sides in the worship wars. In many performance-driven congregations worship teams overpower congregational singing and the singing that happens is akin to the drowned out admiration singing at a concert. In more traditionalistic churches, a perceived abuse of experience in the performance-driven churches has fueled a pushback that results in a dry and lifeless singing… In short, the Gospel enables and encourages us to take up theologically rich Psalms and hymns and to sing our hearts out to God. Here are five encouragements to enjoy this privilege and its benefits in the life of the body of Christ…

Nicholas lists five reasons to sing your heart out in worship. Read the whole thing here.

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