Congregational Worship: Why We Don’t Participate

Someone asked the question “What are some of the reasons why the congregation does not engage or participate in corporate worship?” That prompted me to offer some suggestions as to why corporate worship is still either just a “song service” leading up to the main event – the sermon – or an afterthought – a…Continue reading Congregational Worship: Why We Don’t Participate

A Response to “Whatever Happened to Church Music?”

I recently read a terrific article by Branon Dempsey that asks the question “whatever happened to church music?” Here’s an excerpt: …My pastor recently asked the question, “why are songs of today not as fast and not as joyful as the ones from way-back? Today, they seem more monotone in worship. What happened?” he inquired.…Continue reading A Response to “Whatever Happened to Church Music?”