Gospel Centered Worship

February, 2017

  • Worship Leading Wisdom from 1866

    Worship Leading Wisdom from 1866

    We introduced a retuned hymn several weeks ago at my church called “God the Spirit”. While the music is new, the lyrics are actually 151 years old, written by Samuel Stone in 1866. As I learned more about Stone, I was encouraged and challenged by his pastoral approach to worship leading.

  • The Roundup: February 24, 2017

    The Roundup: February 24, 2017

    This week’s roundup: John Calvin and Singing | Audio Disasters | Chasing After God | A New Reformation Hymn | Creative Arts and Pragmatism | Songwriting Retreat Tips | Worship Leaders, V-Necks, and Repentance

  • Album Review: Only a Holy God by City Alight

    Album Review: Only a Holy God by City Alight

    In early January I stumbled across City Alight’s most recent album Only a Holy God. I had never heard of them, but after listening to several songs and perusing their website, I knew I had come upon a hidden gem of church music. Strong biblical content, congregational singability, and a wide range of themes makes it a pastoral goldmine for worship leaders.

  • The Roundup: February 17, 2017

    The Roundup: February 17, 2017

    Here’s what we’ve got in this week’s Roundup: unity in worship | improving congregational singing | excellence in ministry | singing and joy | children’s worship | worship sessions from PasCon2017