Listening To Lyrics

Robert Gifford wonders whether we really pay attention to (and mean) the words we sing in our worship songs:

In most modern day churches we sing. Whether your church is modern or traditional, liturgical or free, you probably have singing as some part of your service. Now the question of “Why do we sing?” is another matter for another time, but do we ever pay attention to what we sing?

Recently I have moved and started at a new church as their Minister of Technical Arts. This is a huge change for me, first just moving to a new church in a new city in a new state, but also because I have been leading worship for a while and am now transitioning back to being in the booth during service. One unintentional side effect of this, is that instead of thinking about having to lead worship I really spend time more time listening to worship.

I began to think about some of the lyrics of the songs that many churches around this world are singing. I began to think…

Robert shares some questions we should ask ourselves about how the lyrics we sing are being borne out in our lives. Check out the full post here.

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