New Worship, The: Straight Talk on Music and the Church / Edition 2

New Worship, The: Straight Talk on Music and the Church / Edition 2

by Barry Wayne Liesch
     
 

Shows pastors how to balance new worship ideas with the traditional while focusing on the purpose of praise and fellowship.See more details below

Overview

Shows pastors how to balance new worship ideas with the traditional while focusing on the purpose of praise and fellowship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801063565
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,315,464
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Barry Liesch is a professor of music at Biola University and has served as music/worship director for a number of churches. He has written People in the Presence of God as well as numerous journal articles. Liesch lives in California.

Table of Contents

Foreword9
Acknowledgments11
Introduction13
Part 1Contemporary Worship Services
1.Culture, Choruses, and Hymns19
2.Teaching, the Spirit, and Our Congregational Songs37
3.Free-Flowing Praise53
4.Journey into the Holy of Holies67
5.Designing the Service77
6.Drama, Scripture, Technology91
7.Inspiring the People's Song101
Part 2Pressing Issues
8.Is Worship a Performance? The Concept121
9.Is Worship a Performance? The Implications133
10.Worship: Christ's Action and Our Response141
11.Worship That Models the Purpose of the Church161
12.Resolving Tensions over Musical Style: Peter177
13.Resolving Tensions over Musical Style: Paul189
Part 3Ministering with Others
14.Volunteer and Staff Relations209
15.Identifying and Attracting Worship Musicians219
16.Why Seminaries Should Teach Worship229
Appendices
1The Argument behind Chapter 2235
2Resources at www.worshipinfo.com245
3The New Worship Musician Software247
Notes249
Index267

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