Christ-Centered Worship: Letting the Gospel Shape Our Practice

Baker Academic - Contemporary believers will learn how to shape their worship based on Christ's ministry to and through them. The book's insights and practical resources for worship planning will be useful to pastors, missionaries, worship leaders, worship planning committees, and worship and ministry students. Here the bestselling author of christ-Centered Preaching brings biblical and historical perspective to discussions about worship, demonstrating that the gospel has shaped key worship traditions and should shape today's worship as well.

This accessible and engaging book provides the church with a Christ-centered understanding of worship to help it transcend the traditional/contemporary worship debate and unite in ministry and mission priorities. The church's worship has always been shaped by its understanding of the gospel.

Engaging with God: A Biblical Theology of Worship

IVP Academic - Can we get behind the question of what style of worship we should engage in to understand the bedrock foundation for God's people--honoring him as he desires? Is the dissatisfaction with worship voiced by so many perhaps a result of our having wandered from biblical teaching on the subject? Through careful exegesis in both Old and New Testaments, David Peterson unveils the total life-orientation of worship that is found in Scripture.

Here is the starting place for recovering the richness of biblical worship. Rather than determining for ourselves how we should worship, his people, we, are called to engage with God on the terms he proposes and in the way he alone makes possible. Worship is of immense concern in the church and ironically the source of controversy and dispute.

Engaging with God: A Biblical Theology of Worship - . This book calls for a radical rethinking of the meaning and practice of worship, especially by those responsible for leading congregations.

Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God

Crossway Books 3774238 - Bob kauflin covers a variety of topics such as the devastating effects of worshiping the wrong things, the fuel of worship, the community of worship, how to base our worship on God's self-revelation rather than our assumptions, and the ways that eternity's worship should affect our earthly worship. This book focuses readers on the essentials of God-honoring worship, combining biblical foundations with practical application in a way that works in the real world.

The author, skillfully instructs pastors, and church leaders so that they can root their congregational worship in unchanging scriptural principles, musicians, a pastor and noted songwriter, not divisive cultural trends. Great product! Appropriate for christians from varied backgrounds and for various denominations, this book will bring a vital perspective to what readers think they understand about praising God.

Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God - Nothing is more essential than knowing how to worship the God who created us.

Perspectives on Christian Worship: Five Views

B&H Academic - Perspectives on christian worship presents in counterpoint form five basic common beliefs on Christian worship that have developed over the course of church history with a view toward determining which is most faithful to Scripture. Great product! Each chapter is written by a prominent person within each tradition, and each writer has the opportunity to respond to each differing view.

For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship

Baker Academic - The book, pastors, and pictures, illustrated with diagrams, will benefit professors and students in worship and Bible courses, charts, and church leaders. Current discussions about worship are often driven by pragmatics and personal preferences rather than by the teaching of Scripture. Great product! He also introduces readers to a wide range of issues related to worship.

He develops a theology of worship that is consistent with the teachings of Scripture and is applicable for the church today. True worship, is our response to god's gracious revelation; in order to be acceptable to God, however, worship must be experienced on God's terms. Respected old testament scholar Daniel Block examines worship in the Bible, offering a comprehensive biblical foundation and illuminating Old Testament worship practices and principles.

Rhythms of Grace: How the Church's Worship Tells the Story of the Gospel

Crossway - Is it singing? a church service? all of life? helping Christians think more theologically about the nature of true worship, Rhythms of Grace shows how the gospel is all about worship and worship is all about the gospel. Mike cosper ultimately answers the question: What is worship? Great product! .

The Worship Pastor: A Call to Ministry for Worship Leaders and Teams

Zondervan - Filled with engaging, illustrative stories it is organized to address questions of theory and practice, striving to balance conversational accessibility with informed instruction. It is meant to be read by pastors, worship teams, worship leaders, and anyone else interested in deepening their understanding and experience of worship.

The worship pastor presents a series of evocative "vignettes"--intriguing and descriptive titles and metaphors of who a Worship Pastor is and what he or she does. Chapter 1: the worship pastor as church loverchapter 2: the worship pastor as corporate mysticchapter 3: the worship pastor as doxological philosopherchapter 4: the worship pastor as disciple makerchapter 5: the worship pastor as prayer leaderchapter 6: the worship pastor as Theological DieticianChapter 7: The Worship Pastor as War GeneralChapter 8: The Worship Pastor as Watchful ProphetChapter 9: The Worship Pastor as MissionaryChapter 10: The Worship Pastor as Artist ChaplainChapter 11: The Worship Pastor as CaregiverChapter 12: The Worship Pastor as MorticianChapter 13: The Worship Pastor as Emotional ShepherdChapter 14: The Worship Pastor as Liturgical ArchitectChapter 15: The Worship Pastor as CuratorChapter 16: The Worship Pastor as Tour GuideWhile some worship leaders are eager to embrace their pastoral role, many are lost and confused or lack the resources of time or money to figure out what this role looks like.

The Worship Pastor: A Call to Ministry for Worship Leaders and Teams - . But leading worship is more than a performance, it's about shaping souls and making disciples. Every worship leader is really a pastor. The worship pastor is a practical and biblical introduction to this essential pastoral role. They have inherited a model of leadership that equates leading worship with being a rock star.

Worship by the Book

Zondervan - . A. A. Still less is it a sociological analysis of current trends or a minister’s manual chockfull of ‘how to’ instructions. Rather, other congregational leaders, and seminary students a thought-provoking biblical theology of worship, this book offers pastors, followed by a look at how three very different traditions of churchmanship might move from this theological base to a better understanding of corporate worship.

Carson, mark ashton, and timothy keller explore, respectively:· worship under the word· following in Cranmer’s Footsteps· Free Church Worship: The Challenge of Freedom· Reformed Worship in the Global City “This is not a comprehensive theology of worship, Kent Hughes, ” writes Carson. Carsonworship is a hot topic, but the ways that Christians from different traditions view it vary greatly.

What is at stake is authenticity. Great product! What is worship? more important, what does it look like in action, both in our corporate gatherings and in our daily lives? These concerns―the blending of principle and practice―are what Worship by the Book addresses. Cutting through cultural clichés, D.

Worship by the Book - Running the gamut from biblical theology to historical assessment all the way to sample service sheets, Word-revering, heartfelt, Worship by the Book shows how local churches in diverse traditions can foster corporate worship that is God-honoring, and historically and culturally informed. Sooner or later christians tire of public meetings that are profoundly inauthentic, directed, regardless of how well or poorly arranged, performed.

Immanuel in Our Place: Seeing Christ in Israel's Worship The Gospel According to the Old Testament

Presbyterian & Reformed Pub Co - This book provides fascinating insights into the Old Testament tabernacle and temple, the sacrifices, the priesthood, and festivals. More than that, sacred persons, it shows how Jesus is the fulfillment of Old Testament sacred space, sacred acts, and sacred time. Great product! . An aid to pastors, and lay people in teaching and reading the Old Testament, teachers, this work will enrich our understanding of Christ and deepen our worship.

The Worship Architect: A Blueprint for Designing Culturally Relevant and Biblically Faithful Services

Baker Academic - Cherry, a worship professor and practitioner, provides worship leaders with credible blueprint plans for successfully designing worship services that foster meaningful conversation with God and the gathered community. It will also work well as a guide for worship-planning teams in local churches and provide insight for worship students, pastors, and church leaders involved in congregational worship.

Baker Academic. Readers will learn how to create services that are faithful to Scripture, Christ-centered, relevant to God, historically conscious, and engaging for worshipers of all ages in the twenty-first century. Constance M. Great product! The book sets forth basic principles concerning worship design and demonstrates how these principles are conducive to virtually any style of worship practiced today in a myriad of Christian communities.

The Worship Architect: A Blueprint for Designing Culturally Relevant and Biblically Faithful Services - There are many books available on the topic of worship today, but few provide a comprehensive, practical method for worship design.

True Worshipers: Seeking What Matters to God

Crossway - Baker Academic. Rooted in the gospel of grace and filled with practical application, this book aims to connect Sunday morning to the rest of your life―helping you fulfill your calling to be a true worshiper each and every day. Great product! . The question is not “are you a worshiper?” but rather “what kind of a worshiper are you?” In True Worshipers, Bob Kauflin, a seasoned pastor and musician, opens our eyes to the massive significance of being the type of worshiper God is seeking.