Gospel Centered Worship

March, 2017

  • 6 Questions to Ask When Introducing a New Song

    6 Questions to Ask When Introducing a New Song

    I recently wrote about how to better serve our congregations​ by introducing fewer but more intentional new songs. In order to implement this intentionality, we need to first be asking the right questions when we do go searching for new songs. While this is not an exhaustive list, here are six important questions to ask of new worship songs.

  • The Roundup: March 10, 2017

    The Roundup: March 10, 2017

    Songwriting & Mixed Motives | Putting Words In Your Mouth | The Worship Pastor | The Role of a Shepherd | Rinkart and Thanksgiving | Mixing Arrangement Rules | Short Thoughts on Lamentations | Interview with Kristian Stanfill

  • Gospel Centered Worship

    Gospel Centered Worship

    The gospel should be at the center of Christian worship, both individually with our lives and corporately as local churches. As worship leaders and pastors we have a great responsibility and opportunity to point our people to Jesus Christ when we gather. It is my desire to seek biblical understanding as we look to shape and shepherd our churches with the glorious message of the gospel.

  • Why You Should Introduce Fewer New Songs This Year

    Why You Should Introduce Fewer New Songs This Year

    While it is tempting to try and keep up with the overwhelming amount of new songs available to us today, we will actually serve our congregations better if we purposefully limit ourselves to fewer but more intentional new songs.

  • The Roundup: March 3, 2017

    The Roundup: March 3, 2017

    Worship leaders & their words | Calls to Worship | Encouraging our Pastors | Non-negotiables & negotiables in worship | Parkland Baptist Church’s Liturgy | Bono in the Church | Giving & receiving blessings | Lent and worship practices