Dynamic Worship: Mission, Grace, Praise, and Power by Kennon L. Callahan
In this vital guide for pastors and lay leaders, Kennon Callahan outlines the major components of effective and meaningful worship. He also suggests strategic, systematic steps for implementing improvements that transform church services into experiences of dynamic worship. By advancing and improving the worship service, the gifts of worship can transform our lives.
KENNON L. CALLAHAN, researcher, professor, and pastor—is one of today's most sought-after church consultants. He has worked with thousands of congregations around the world and has helped tens of thousands of church leaders and pastors through his dynamic workshops and seminars. Author of many books, he is best known for his groundbreaking study Twelve Keys to an Effective Church, which has formed the basis for the Mission Growth Movement, a widely acclaimed program for church renewal. Callahan has earned the B.A., M.Div., S.T.M., and Ph.D. degrees. His doctorate is in Systematic Theology. He has served both rural and urban congregations in Ohio, Texas, and Georgia and taught for many years at Emory University. Ken and his wife of over forty years, Julie, have two children, Ken and Mike, and three grandchildren, Blake, Mason, and Brice. They enjoy the outdoors, hiking, horseback riding, and camping.
Table of Contents
DEVELOPING A WARM AND WINSOME SPIRIT IN WORSHIP.
Worship for a Mission Field.
A Hospitable Welcome.
DYNAMIC AND INSPIRING MUSIC.
A Choir's Development.
The Vital Role of Excellent Choir Directors.
Music and Mission.
ADDING POWER AND MOVEMENT TO WORSHIP.
Worship Services with Less Inertia and More Momentum.
WHEN WORSHIP SERVICES AND WORSHIP SPACES ARE COMPLEMENTARY.