Your Daily Prayer
Crosswalk: The Devotional
Your Daily Bible Verse
iBelieve Truth Women's Devotional
Girlfriends in God
Encouragement for Today
In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley
See All Devotionals
Divorce and Remarriage
Pastors / Leadership
News & Culture
News & Culture
News & Culture
Holidays & Special Coverage
Write for Us
Pastor, Director of Sovereign Grace Music
The Presence of God in Worship
What really is the presence of God? Is God with me not only in the sanctuary, but in the parking lot, too? To answer that, we need to look to Scripture. Read Part One of this new Worship Matters...
Monday, April 28, 2003
Worship Matters: Pastors & Worship Leaders on Same Team
When it comes to the vital relationship between pastors and worship leaders, it takes wisdom, effort and humility on both sides to ensure a smoothly functioning team.
Wednesday, March 12, 2003
Worship Matters: Faithful Encouragement Opens Doors
To serve a worship leader effectively, a pastor must be able to offer observations and input. Remember how you'd want others to treat you. That thought alone should help a pastor balance his...
Thursday, March 6, 2003
Worship Matters: Pastors and Worship Leaders, Part 4
A pastor may not be a musician, but his love for seeing God's greatness proclaimed and responded to must be something others can learn from and follow.
Wednesday, February 26, 2003
Worship Matters: Pastors and Worship Leaders, Part 3
Obviously, a commitment to study the Scriptures is the most important element of a right theology. But we can also read the words of others who have spent their lives pursuing a deeper knowledge of...
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Worship Matters: Pastors and Worship Leaders, Part 2
We've just begun to look at the relationship between a worship leader and his pastor. What can a worship leader do to make sure the relationship flows smoothly and honors the Lord?
Wednesday, February 12, 2003
Worship Matters: Pastors and Worship Leaders, Part 1
It is God's intention that a pastor and worship leader function as members of the same team, not as opponents.
Thursday, February 6, 2003
Bodily Expression and the Worship of God, Part 4
How does a church leader wisely navigate the potentially stormy waters of physical expression in worship? Here are four guidelines from the latest edition of Worship Matters.
Thursday, January 30, 2003
Bodily Expression and the Worship of God, Part 3
Christians who would enthusiastically jump to their feet after a touchdown or a brilliantly played violin concerto sometimes have difficulty displaying the same kind of emotion on a Sunday morning.
Tuesday, January 21, 2003
Bodily Expression and the Worship of God, Part 2
In this installment of "Worship Matters," Bob Kauflin explains that while God is pleased with a variety of physical acts when we worship Him, externals in themselves are no guarantee that our...
Wednesday, January 15, 2003
Worship Matters: Bodily Expression and the Worship of God
Scripture commands us to proclaim God’s greatness by means of our bodies: Clapping, shouting, kneeling, dancing, playing instruments, standing in awe, lifting hands, falling down.
Sunday, January 5, 2003
Worship Matters: Questions from a Christian Musician, Part 2
What really changes lives in effective and lasting ways is the gospel working through the medium of Christ's body, the church. Christian bands play some part in that, but I think we tend to wildly...
Monday, December 30, 2002
Questions from a Christian Musician, Part 1
There's definitely a place for a performing band to serve the outreach and ministry efforts of the local church. The tougher question is, should a band also seek to have a role outside the context...
Tuesday, December 17, 2002
Worship Matters: The Call of the Christian Musician, Part 8
What if millions of Christian musicians, in response to the gospel, caught a vision for writing creative, varied, thoughtful music that enabled congregations to worship God more profoundly and...
Tuesday, December 10, 2002
The Call of the Christian Musician, Part 7
The church humbles us. It's one of the places where we realize the world doesn't revolve around music, that other people have problems and gifts, too, and that all of us have the same sinful hearts...
Tuesday, December 3, 2002
Worship Matters: The Call of the Christian Musician, Part 6
Maybe God wants us to play in children's ministry, or our small group. Perhaps He has given us a musical gift meant for His enjoyment alone. Can we be satisfied with that?
Thursday, November 21, 2002
Worship Matters: The Call of the Christian Musician, Part 5
When our thoughts of performing are associated with our own praise rather than a desire to humbly serve others, we've allowed the world to "press us into its mold."
Wednesday, November 13, 2002
Worship Matters: The Call of the Christian Musician, Part 4
There is supposed to be a difference between musicians who live for this age and those who have tasted of the life to come. Unlike the world, Christian musicians produce art for God's sake rather...
Tuesday, November 5, 2002
Powered by BibleStudyTools.com
California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information
California - CCPA Notice