Monday, July 24, 2017
Pastors, We Need To Stop Expecting Worship Leaders To Do Our Job For Us
If the theology being presented in our churches isn't deep enough, it's not the worship leader's responsibility to make it deeper.
There are two interesting, but conflicting conversations happening among church leaders right now. Especially, but not exclusively, on social media.
On the one hand, people are decrying the supposed shallowness of today's worship songs.
On the other hand, there's a push to keep sermons under 20 minutes long.
It's not always the same people holding both of those opinions, but I have noticed a surprising amount of overlap.
Does anyone else see the irony here?
At the same time that many are encouraging shorter sermons, we're also wanting deep theology from three-minute songs.
Pastors, if the theology being presented in our churches isn't deep enough, it's not the worship leader's responsibility to make it deeper. That's our job, our calling and our mandate.
A mandate that can't always be done in 20 minutes or less. Read More
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 3:00 PM