Monday, December 31, 2012

Dear Worship Pastor: It’s Not About You

Good post here for music leaders by Timothy Dalrymple. 
Imagine the following scenario. A church service begins, and the music breaks in. The congregation warms up, and the music grows more intense. Yes, we all know the progression by now — the video “Sunday’s Coming” was so funny because it was so true — and yet the progression is there for a reason. It’s rooted in human nature. You get our attention, hopefully with some praise music not entirely devoid of theological content, and then you gradually press us deeper into more profound surrender to the will of God. 
–And then it happens.
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