Worship Team Changes

This summer has been quite a season of change for the worship team here at Journey: Marlin Ivers, one of our worship leaders who has been with us since the beginning is moving to Indiana with his wife as she completes her graduate degree.  It’s sad to see him leave…

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Sunday Setlist – July 26, 2009

This week was the third week of God at the Movies II and we looked at the movie Up and contemplated Life’s Journey. The Service Your Name is Holy (A), Brian Doerksen Everyday (B), Joel Houston Glory (E), Reuben Morgan Following the message Blessed Be Your Name (A), Matt Redman…

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What Makes a Good Worship Song? Part 3

Part 3: The Lyrics Last week, we talked about the basic details of a song and the music. Today, we finish up by looking at the lyrics. Lyrics are a critical component of a successful worship song.  A church’s theology comes as much from its music as its sermons.  In fact,…

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What Makes a Good Worship Song? Part 2

Part 2: The Music Yesterday, we talked about the technical aspects of a song – the objective parts of the song that can quickly decide if it’s a potential keeper or not.  Today, we’ll look at the music.  Here’s where it begins to get subjective.  Personal preferences are important, as…

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What Makes a Good Worship Song? Part 1

Finding songs for worship is easy. There’s no shortage of options in every style and genre and there are new ones constantly coming onto the scene. Finding good songs, however, is a challenge. There are many aspects to look at when it comes to selecting the right songs and through…

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