From hymns to radio-friendly CCM, to arts ministries and monastic communities such as Taizé in Northern France, evangelicals have responded to the call to sing praises to God in vibrant and diverse ways. At the outset of the 21st century, worship leaders such as Chris Tomlin and Matt Redman led a new movement toward corporate worship, but worship continues to emanate beyond large gatherings into individual spiritual practices; it extends into work and the workplace, Sabbath recreation, and beyond. At its simplest, worship, derived from the Old English worthscipe, is to give worth to God by any endeavor.
- Worship Music Is Emotionally Manipulative. Do You Trust the Leader Plucking the Strings?The Spirit is at work, but so are the mechanisms around high-production sets.
- New Resource Helps Kids ‘Grow Into’ HymnsChildren’s minister and artist collect 150 songs to span generations.
- Where Ya From?Episode 47|1 hr 2minPursuing the Flourishing of Others with Sandra Van OpstalHow Scripture should fuel our desire to seek justice in our communities and around the world.
- Our Worship Is Turning Praise into Secular ProfitWith corporate consolidation in worship music, more entities are invested in the songs sung on Sunday mornings. How will their financial incentives shape the church?español
- How Bethel and Hillsong Took Over Our Worship Sets“If you have ever felt like most worship music sounds the same, it may be because the worship music … is written by just a handful of songwriters.”Português
- Dante Bowe Navigates Worship in the SpotlightAfter leaving Maverick City Music, the singer is launching his own label focused on authenticity in a field increasingly crowded by celebrity.
- Company that Trademarked ‘Worship Leader’ Makes Others Drop the TermPopular meme accounts lose social media pages after being reported by Authentic Media, which says it coined the phrase.
- What Our Reaction to Revival Reveals About UsThe Asbury awakening exposes the tensions in modern evangelicalism—and within our own hearts.Indonesian
- ‘No Celebrities Except Jesus’: How Asbury Protected the RevivalWhile tens of thousands flocked to campus, school officials met in a storage closet to make decisions that would “honor what is happening.”Português简体中文Indonesian繁體中文日本語
- Write a New Hymn unto the LordHymn writing should be a spiritual practice for everyday saints, not just for worship professionals.