The Slow Death of Congregational Singing?

At a conference recently, I led a number of delegates through a seminar stream entitled ‘Leading a Congregation in Song’, we thought through how to best foster a culture of congregational singing in our churches. This is a key issue, as many are concerned by what one writer has called…

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Songwriters?

Lots of Christian musicians would like to be song writers. In today’s performance culture it can seem quite glamorous, but however much we need songs that sound great on CD, what God’s church needs most are songs that we can sing together congregationally. Here are a few tips as to…

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Why do we have Music in a Church Service?

One answer is to think that singing has always been how God’s people have responded to him and his saving acts. After being freed from Egypt, God's people sang (Ex 15). When remembering what God was like and all he'd done, Moses sang to Israel (Deut 32). Psalms 105 and…

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