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Why Does Theology Matter?

I recently got into a discussion that could probably be boiled down to "Why does the church's theology matter? Both churches [profess the creeds] so who cares what they believe past that." 

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Self-Promotion with Humility?

I feel stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to promoting music that is written for the church body. Can anyone provide guidance on the balance between self-promotion and humility?

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Repetition in Worship

I wonder if sometimes we say something is too repetitive because we do not particularly appreciate or connect with a certain type of worship.

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    All that being said, I would reiterate that money is not necessarily the only consideration (although it can often feel like it). Sometimes money is paid for beauty because our...

  • Disclaimer: I am neither a sound engineer nor an organ specialist, but a musician who knows a bit about it all.

    If you don't have a pipe organ, I would wonder if the organ is "anything...

  • Our church had used easy worship, but is now using pro presenter. I think there was some talk of going back to easy worship, but I think that had more to do with some of the litanies already being...

  • Hi Diane, 

    I'm not an organ player so I don't know for sure, but I would think you might be able to glean some information from some of the instructional videos on YouTube for playing...

  • This service gives you the ability to practice the song with your instrument either higher or lower in the mix. Doesn't give instruction as to how to actually play the song. So more effective from...

  • I just had our worship coordinator point us in the direction of this service instead http://www.multitracks.com/products/rehearsalmix/.

    I think it's a bit more mature - has the ability to...

  • This is an interesting website! Have not used online training before as I always go with the play by ear option, but I think I will have to give their free account a try to see what they have to...

  • A question to prompt some thought on the matter. When did classical/melodic music start? What was the complexity of the music sung in the time of the old testament? Do we have reason to believe...

  • Interesting that Jeremy Zeyl is coming up here as we as a church have decided to introduce his song "I Am Not My Own" over the month of July as we have recently finished an adult study of the...

  • Hi Ron,

    Thanks for the response! I'm wondering though if you can expand on your first point at all - do you have "criteria" for determining this?