Keith Getty on Five Ways to Improve Congregational Singing
Keith Getty recently listed five ways to improve congregational singing:
- Begin with the pastor.
- Sing great songs.
- Cultivate a congregation-centered priority in those who lead.
- Serve the congregation through musical excellence.
- Manage the congregation’s repertoire intentionally.
Go read his explanations, and then come back and let me know what you think.
Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He is the author of Worship in Song: A Biblical Approach to Music and Worship, Sound Worship: A Guide to Making Musical Choices in a Noisy World, and By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post-Christian Culture, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and four children. Views posted here are his own and not necessarily those of his employer.