Old Guidelines for New Worship

For worship leaders today, we’re posed with an interesting dilemma. We’ve got access to literally thousands upon thousands of songs to choose from when we’re putting together worship services. Whether it’s songs from throughout the church’s history or new expressions of the faith – all in a variety of styles – how do we sort out the songs that are beneficial to our church and those that don’t measure up?

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Modern Worship Resources: Advent

The season of advent is a season of preparation and anticipation as we look back to Jesus’ first arrival at Christmas and await His promised return. It’s also the season that kicks off the church year. It’s a very important season, though it is often overshadowed by the celebration of…

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Are You Supposed to Be Where You Are?

There’s a song out right now on Christian radio stations that’s pretty popular. Right now, it seems to be on everytime I get in the car. I’ve heard people talking about the song and their interpretation of its message, and how they really feel like it’s speaking to them. That…

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How We Pick Worship Music

As a follow-up to the last post about worship styles, I though I would share about the process I use at Journey for selecting music for worship.  I’m sure a lot of people think that it’s as simple as me sitting in my office picking my favorite songs. (If only…

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