: Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God (): Bob Kauflin, Paul Baloche: Books. In Bob Kauflin, a pastor with Sovereign Grace Churches and Director of Sovereign Grace Music, wrote Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the . In , Bob Kauflin wrote Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God, in which he sought to connect a biblical theology of worship with.

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It is true that various cultures have differing styles of music that may and even should be used. He is holy, holy, holy.

The following eleven chapters expand on the particulars of this definition. I’m definitely coming back to it. May 31, Josue Manriquez rated it really liked it. This book proved itself to be inspiring and practical.

He is transcendent mattrrs immanent.

Some reviews of this book amount to little more than, ‘It was too long. Those of us who object to contemporary worship music should must ensure that this is not a choice that bpb feel themselves faced with. The first deals with the worship leaders in five short chapters. Ultimately we separate ourselves from the God who drew us to owrship him in the first place. That’s an important boh to make, and one which Bob Kauflin makes in this valuable book: Jun 05, Philip rated it it was amazing.

He speaks of the importance of the worship leader growing in musical skill and also in understanding of theology and stresses that both aspects are important for a worship leader. And it matters to every worship leader, because we have no greater privilege than leading others to encounter the greatness of God. A privilege to somehow be mentored by Bob Kauflin about worship through his book.


Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God

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I think it is an unhelpful term which implies that we are only worshipping God when we are singing. It is therefore a matter of infinite importance, to have the whole heart engaged steadfastly for Magters. Worship Matters Quotes Showing of Bob Kauflin finds a great balance here.

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Kauflin unpacks what a worship leader does, discusses healthy tensions in our theology and practice of worship, speaks specifically to the relational dynamics in which every worship leader is involved with the church, the team, the pastorand more. Gathering to praise God can’t be a means to some “greater” end, such as church growth, evangelism, or personal ministry. Have you tried local libraries and also church libraries? Very practical for novice worship leaders who seek to know the ins and outs of a well-functioning, God-glorifying music team, as well as more experienced leaders who’d like to be reminded the basics and more.

The book is rooted in the Gospel, robust in theology, and well-written.

Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God by Bob Kauflin

Skillfully combining God’s word with music, thereby motivating the gathered church to proclaim the gospel, cherish God’s presence, and live for God’s glory. Nov 26, Caleb rated it it was amazing. This is an excellent book that focuses around leading the singing portion of a church service. What am I passionate about? He does an excellent job at pointing out all the issues with the term that I would have raised and makes no effort to defend the term from them. This convinces me that those who are serving in the band on stage must be Christians and committed to the church.


There were other parts that didn’t pertain to my smaller church situation very well, so I didn’t enjoy them much either.

The chapters about “healthy tensions” were very helpful. First, most of the book is not about musical style. Want to Read saving…. As a long time worship leader, this is the book I enthusiastically recommend on the topic – get it and read it.

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Oct 03, Myles rated it really liked it. The penultimate section of Worship Matters deals with tensions e. We can become burdened by the responsibility to lead others and can think that we might not be able to deliver the goods. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The reader is challenged to a number of tests to reveal whether he has made an idol out of ministry or is desiring God first and foremost. A worshiping community expects to encounter God’s presence not only on Sunday morning but every day.

Preview — Worship Matters by Bob Kauflin. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In sum, this book is overall quite helpful while being flawed in a few significant areas.

In fact, the moment we veer from what is true about God, we’re engaging in idolatry. He says that we should expect to the Holy Spirit to work when we sing. A number of very helpful suggestions are also given in regard to effectively leading a worship team. It is the middle point that Kauflin is not reckoning with.