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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…

O Sacred Head Now Wounded

O Sacred Head, Now Wounded is a traditional German hymn written by Hans Leo Hassler. I’ve always loved the melody and chord structure of this song. It’s also stuck in my head for decades since I heard Paul Simon’s American Tune which borrows the melody…

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