Let People Sing!

It’s the age-old question that perhaps every worship pastor and worship leader wrestles with at some point in their ministry.  A question with no clear-cut answer, no formulaic solution.  It’s up for debate and strong arguments could be made on all sides. Actually,...

Clear the Stage

A good friend shared this video with me over the weekend.  It was Saturday mid-morning, and Jack and I were getting ready to go to a birthday party.  The text came through while I was brushing my teeth.  I clicked the link, began watching and was immediately...

Why is Modern Worship Important?

I was recently asked to share some thoughts in response to the question, “What is the value of contemporary Christian music in our worship experiences?” Here was my response: The story of God is ever-unfolding, developing, ongoing in our lives.  He is constantly and...

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