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Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant your people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. 860 more words
Look…I’m not one to get into the “music wars” arguments in church (because they are silly nonsense), but I think this article takes a lot of leaps and bounds in their assertions regarding hymnals. 1,636 more words
by Bob Whitesel D.Min., Ph.D. and the 2017 Missional Coaches Cohort, 2/1/17.
- Hold unified worship services, not just around holidays & special days.
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- Hold a combined service around the 4th of July and meet offsite at a lake or…
by Rebecca Whitesel, 11/22/16.
Recently, a worship leader friend of mine received an anonymous note from a church person Sunday: “How about a hymn!”
He said they’d done two that morning… 141 more words
CULTURE WARS & How Stravinsky's composition "Rite of Spring" sparked a musical and physical clash between Russian cultures
Commentary by Dr. Whitesel: Worship wars over styles of music are nothing new. And, if you look at musical history you will see they are often a cultural clash between different cultural preferences. 656 more words