Are We Headed For A Crash? Reflections On The Current State of Evangelical Worship

A very insightful comment on worship, which should focus on God, not on worship leaders… So I just wanted to share it with my readers!

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1 Last week I spent a couple of days attending the National Worship Leader Conference , hosted by Worship Leader Magazine , featuring many well-known speakers and worship leaders. The conference was held about 15 minutes down the road from me, so it was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. I’m glad I went.

I met some new people, heard some thought-provoking teaching, enjoyed some good meals and conversations with worship leader friends, and experienced in-person some of the modern worship trends that are becoming the norm in evangelicalism. It was eye-opening in many ways.

Over the last few days I’ve been processing some of what I saw and heard.

Worship Leader Magazine does a fantastic job of putting on a worship conference that will expose the attendees to a wide variety of resources, techniques, workshops, songs, new artists, approaches, teachings, and perspectives. I thought of Mark Twain’s famous quote…

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  1. And how do you worship without giving yourself over to some culture or other? Nothing in life is untouched by human culture; Victorian hymns or Gregorian chants are just as much influenced by the culture of their day as modern worship music. I think God wants us to redeem our culture, not try and live as if we belonged to another one…

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