Worship

May 24

A Plea to Worship Leaders: Sing for the Children by Cody Barnhart

When children hear the gospel sung, even if they don’t fully understand what it means, they get a head start on learning the vocabulary of the gospel.

May 19

Magnifying God in Music: A Lesson from the Life of Spurgeon by Grace Pike

From the rustling of falling leaves, to the dripping of the rain, to the whistling of the wind, to the silence of the mountains—all things gladly extol the King who commanded them.

May 5

Women in SBC Hymnody by Leah Boyd

When I look down at my hymnal and see the name of a woman as the author of the hymn being sung, it is a comforting reminder to me that women are welcomed to use their artistic, poetic, and musical giftings in service to the Lord within Southern Baptist churches.

Mar 1

Three Maxims For Planning Congregational Worship Services by Cody Barnhart

Don’t let gospel-centeredness become a mere measuring stick of a new set of corporation-like metrics.

Nov 26

Always, and For All Things by Charles Spurgeon

A sermon on thankfulness from Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Nov 19

Dean Inserra on Creativity in Worship by Dean Inserra

Series: Conversations

How do you adorn the gospel with creative elements in worship without hindering it?

Jul 28

What the Psalter Should Teach Us about the Songs We Sing by Brian Sandifer

Pastors need to be aware of the formidable tool that God has given us to teach his people—namely, the power of music and song.

Feb 15

Church Song Is Corporate Preaching by Eric Schumacher

Don't pit singing and the sermon against each other.

Dec 12

Sing Your Heart Out at Church (Even If You Hate the Music) by Brett McCracken

Putting aside preferences and embracing common, unified, God-centered worship is part of what it means to follow Jesus together.

Jun 17

The Test of True Worship by H.B. Charles Jr.

The Bible teaches three facts of life: God is good. God is all-powerful. Terrible things happen.