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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Where I Go for New Worship Songs

As I mentioned in my last post, there’s no shortage of songs that you could play in worship. The challenge is finding good ones and that’s why it’s important to have a process by which you can objectively evaluate your potential songs. Most people already think we worship leaders just play…

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Finding Good Worship Songs

There are times when I look at the traditional church and think to myself that they might be onto something… Just think about how it works for us Lutherans: At the synodical level, a group of musicians, pastors and theologians come together to review hymns, approve them, catalog them by…

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