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How Can I Keep From Singing

Background Last Fall I was at my Grandmother’s 95th birthday party. Two of my father’s cousins, who are also sisters, had come from Ohio to join in the festivities. My grandmother, their Aunt Jean, is the last of her generation, so the cousins had lost…

Traditional vs. Contemporary, and the Myth of Blended Worship, Part IV

This is the fourth and final part of a series on what defines Contemporary Worship, sets it apart from Traditional Worship and why I think Blended Worship is a misnomer. In this part we will look at practical aspects of putting together a Contemporary worship…

Traditional vs. Contemporary, and the Myth of Blended Worship, Part III

This is part 3 of a four-part series on the touchstones of Contemporary Worship, and how it is differentiated from Traditional Worship. In this part, we look at the second, and I believe more important, concept, Connection, and we get to why I believe that Blended Worship…

Traditional vs. Contemporary, and the Myth of Blended Worship

This is an essay that I wrote a number of years ago. I’ve always meant to publish it and don’t know why I’m finally getting around to it tonight. It’s fairly long, so I’m going to present it in four parts, spread out over several…

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