It is ironic that music, an element meant to draw Christians together in mutual love and service (see Colossians 3:16) has become a force for significant division within the church. It just goes to show, I guess, that we can make a mess of pretty much anything. In their book The Compelling Community, Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop point out 3 common errors of musical style can stifle local church community.... Read More
The Compelling Community
This article may be a repost. A search of my blog, however, did not produce a previous post. The 3 common errors that Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop point out apply to no particular form of music used in worship but are applicable to traditional, contemporary, blended, and other forms of worship music. This article is more about worship music practices than it is style of music. Errors of musical style may not be the best way to describe what are essentially poor worship music practices.