Thanksgiving is almost here, and as the holiday approaches, we are reminded to be thankful for our blessings from the Lord. It’s convenient to be thankful on a day called “Thanksgiving,” especially when we feel like our lives are going well. But it can be hard to give thanks throughout the rest of the year, […]
When I see the slogan “Got Milk?” it makes me think of a lifestyle of drinking milk for my health. Probably drinking it every day for strong bones and a healthy body. I’m sure you’d agree that we should worship every day, but what exactly does that mean? Should we be singing songs to God […]
Everyone who’s choosing songs for a worship service is confronted with some of the same questions… do I pick things that everyone knows? Do I sing an “oldie but a goodie?” What if there’s a song that I know will speak to my congregation, but no one knows it yet? What are the emails going […]
Matt Redmond has a thoughtful post about Christmas. In the midst of your program prep and all of the extra special services… the ones that you’ll be doing deep into the night on Christmas Eve… it’s nice to remember. Christmas is really about the gospel of grace for sinners. Because of all that Christ has […]
My role at LifeWay Worship gives me the unique opportunity to see and hear about what many different churches are doing in their worship and music ministries. Granted, most of what I experience happens in Southern Baptist churches, but more and more I see other evangelical churches and I have an observation to share… The […]
Watch this unrehearsed, extended edition of The Choir Room with Keith Getty and Eric Wyse talking about music that lets the Word of God “richly dwell” in your heart. The Choir Room EXTRA: A Conversation with Keith Getty from LifeWay Worship on Vimeo.
from LifeWayWorship Director Mike Harland. Every once in a while, something happens that lets us see life up close–not just the way we think life is–but the way life really is. Something like that happened to me recently.
You may worship by doing nothing. Psalm 4 teaches us that.
This weekend Seth Godin learned a “shocking” truth that many of us have known for a long time: that ministry can be tedious, boring, and uninspiring. It can become “just a job.” As a matter of fact, it will. Unless you are proactive against it.