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Music Matters

Some suggest we should not sing worship songs that elicit strong emotions because it can lead people astray, but we deceive ourselves if we think we can divorce musical meaning from musical feeling. Each contributes to the other. […] Read More

We often overstate the importance of theological content in the lyrics of musical worship. Whether at a concert or in a worship service, music provides a way for people to form communities. We find value in singing with others. […] Read More

Because music is an indispensable and powerful part of our worship, some believe we should regulate and check it for orthodoxy and theological coherence. We need to be sure we’re singing the right things. Well, not so fast. […] Read More