Paul meets them where they are. The music in your church has the same effect.
You have a worship problem.
Unfortunately, we live in the very present world and waiting is hard. Joining David,
we cry out with the familiar refrain of ‘how long?’
Ultimately, God’s glory in your selections should be more important than making someone happy
Writing music for your people is a challenge - it is a heavy responsibility to put words and thoughts about God into people’s hearts and minds.
Ultimately, glorifying God through our songs should be our highest priority.
Despite all the technical foibles, stuttering tongues, and holiday weekend lethargy, something powerful happened.
Music is great, but it makes a pretty lousy savior.
A few reflections on a modern-day hymn.