Wanted: Hearty Congregational Singing

Posted by on 5.9.12 in Worship

In the last month I’ve spoken at churches in Indiana, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont. Although they varied in size, denomination and worship style, I noticed one common factor in each church:Hearty congregational singingNote that I did not say “hearty congregational worship.” I meant singing. Hearty, enthusiastic, d…

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The Gospel Song Video (Plus John Piper)

Posted by on 8.25.10 in Worship, Video

Yesterday Justin Taylor called attention this new video animation of the beautiful “Gospel Song” introduced by the folks at Sovereign Grace Music. The song itself is simple, profound, and wonderfully singable. I love the audio inset of John Piper sharing the gospel. Bob Kauflin gives some additional background on how this video came about….

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David Phelps Sings “No More Night”

Posted by on 2.4.10 in Worship, Video

If your worship tank is a bit low this morning, watch this video and be blessed….

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Roadmaps for Worship

Posted by on 6.23.09 in Worship

Last summer I had the pleasure of spending a week with Jim and Mary Kay Altizer at Cannon Beach Conference Center. Besides being an absolutely delightful couple, they are extremely gifted worship leaders. Together they have released a variety of CDs under the title Ivory and Brass. I like their music so much that I put it on my iPod so I can listen…

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