Worship: Music and the ArtsWorship describes those times we gather deliberately seeking to encounter God in Christ. God uses worship to transform lives, heal wounded souls, renew hope, shape decisions, provoke change, inspire compassion, and bind people to one another. The word passionate expresses an intense desire, an ardent spirit, strong feelings, and the sense of heightened importance. Congregations who practice Passionate Worship offer their utmost and highest; they expect worship to be the most important hour of the week.
9/23/2014 by Eric Strand
These two words often sum up the typical conversation about music in the church. Amazingly, these words do very little to adequately describe the music, and often raise more questions than they answer. Whose tradition? Tradition at what point in time? Contemporary to whom? To what population? Also, these words do...