Corporate Worship in the Local Church
In this eight-minute interview, musician and composer Keith Getty talks with Matt Merker, a worship pastor and the author of Corporate Worship: How the Church Gathers as God’s People, about how pastors and church leaders can encourage God-glorifying worship in the local church.
00:15 The Story of “He Will Hold Me Fast”
01:31 Why We Need Another Book on Corporate Worship
02:11 Why Christians Need a High View of Local Church
03:15 The Role of Singing in Corporate Worship
04:00 The Importance of Liturgical Pragmatism
05:38 Three Tips for Worship Leaders and Pastors
The mark of a faithful church service is not whether it caters to our tastes, but whether it orients us to devotion to God, love for the body, and zeal to see our neighbors know Christ.
God gathers us to glorify him. Praise is the natural response of redeemed creatures.
Bob Kauflin discusses his work as a songwriter and worship leader, reflecting on his process for writing songs for the church.
Because of the priesthood of believers, when we gather, we all edify one another.