Do you use poems in your corporate worship settings? I bring you the results of a poetic experiment from a recent Sunday service in the Thames Valley churches of Christ....Read More
Do you realise the importance of your role in reminding other people of God’s attributes and what he has done? We mine a couple of pithy sayings from Erickson’s book, “Participating in worship” and...Read More
Do you use the Psalms in your corporate worship settings? I bring you a quote from Tom Wright from his book on Psalms, “Finding God in the Psalms: Sing, pray, live”: “By all means write new songs. Each...Read More
Do you use intentional silence as part of your corporate worship settings? I bring you a quote from Erickson and an experience from the wartime Navy. http://www.malcolmcox.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/SS48.mp3 Thank you for...Read More
Do you use congregational humming as part of your corporate worship?
I share something we tried this last Sunday in Watford and Thames Valley.
I give a report on the intentional use of silence in our services this last Sunday in Watford and Thames Valley. http://www.malcolmcox.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/SS46.mp3 Thank you for listening to and watching this...Read More
Do you use silence as part of your corporate worship? Deliberate, creative silence. Not the accidental kind. We take a look at this, prompted by some words of Soren Kierkegaard in the book, “Participating in worship”...Read More
http://www.malcolmcox.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/The-Sunday-Sample-Episode-44-Is-presence-natural-or-can-it-be-learned.mp3 We’re mistaken if we think we can lead a group without paying attention to presence Some have...Read More
A report on singing a song at a slower speed, and a devotional idea for your worship team. http://www.malcolmcox.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/The-Sunday-Sample-Episode-43-How-to-be-bold-in-leading-worship.mp3 “I will praise...Read More
http://www.malcolmcox.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/The-Sunday-Sample-Episode-42-_Sing-a-song-at-a-slower-speed_-1.mp3 Last time: what to do when a song doesn’t stick Time before – pre-service and post-service music...Read More
http://www.malcolmcox.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/SS41.mp3 Last time: pre-service and post-service music Today : What to do when a song doesn’t stick Things to consider: Did we teach it well? If there are men and...Read More
Today I respond to Funlola‘s comment on last week’s post: “I think starting music so people are walking in to it is good also – not walking into a warm up but walking into a worshipful atmosphere.” I...Read More