Tag Archives: Service Planning

Example Video of a Gospel-Shaped Service

Example Video of a Gospel-Shaped Service

I regularly teach and write about how to plan and lead worship services whose structural narrative express the gospel. For example, in the following article, I explain how I plan such a service, including a video that walks through the process: “How I order corporate worship“ When I teach or write on this subject, I… Continue Reading

How to use Hymnary.org with Hymns to the Living God

How to use Hymnary.org with Hymns to the Living God

We have included several indices in┬áHymns to the Living God to aid in finding hymns. These include: Index of Authors, Composers, and Sources Index of Readings Index of Scripture Paraphrases and Versifications Metrical Index of Tunes Alphabetical Index of Tunes Alphabetical Index of Titles and First Lines We are also very pleased that┬áHymns to the… Continue Reading

Orderly Worship

Orderly Worship

As pastors and music directors, we have the responsibility of planning and leading the congregational worship services in our churches. Does it matter how those services are ordered? Some church leaders favor spontaneity and freedom in their worship. If someone has a testimony or favorite hymn they’d like to offer at the spur of the… Continue Reading