: 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 therefore a matter of infinite importance, to have the whole heart engaged steadfastly for God. It is a great centering area of the book for worship leaders to ruminate on even before proceeding further along in the book. May 22, Alan rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.

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This book has impacted how I view worship as a whole, how I view my job, how I view matterss pastor, and how I view my church. Kauflin pushes the worship leader to be an example in his public and private testimony. 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. To assert this would be to assert that the Fall has affected every aspect of creation except musical styles.

Bob Kauflin covers a variety of topics such as the devastating effects of worshiping the wrong things, how to base our worship on God’s self-revelation rather than our assumptions, the fuel of worship, the community of worship, and the mattrs that eternity’s worship should affect our earthly worship.

May 31, Josue Manriquez rated it really liked it. We simply benefit from the perfect offering of the Son to the Father through the power of the Spirit Ephesians 2: For instance, on inward and outward worship, Kauflin says that kaudlin, and other outward expressions of worship, must not be ignored in modern American worship because they appear in Scripture. Other positives abound in the book.


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

Apr 20, Susan added it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It involves being loyal, constant, and reliable. Want to Kaauflin Currently Reading Read.

Or if we express fervent love for God but present vague, inaccurate, or incomplete ideas of him to those we’re leading, our worship will be emotional but misleading–and possibly idolatrous. 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.

I appreciate Kauflin’s emphasis on worship as a way of life and thus the need for personal holiness in a worship leader. Here he presents his definition: Following this, the writer demonstrates four areas in which all worship leaders struggle viz. Preview — Worship Matters by Bob Kauflin. Some reviews of this book amount to little more than, ‘It was too long.

We’re good theologians if what we say and think about God lines up with what Scripture says and affirms. He takes his time patiently addressing each topic, even sometimes repeating himself, but not to anyone’s detriment. Oct 03, Matt Tyler rated it it was amazing Shelves: That’s an important distinction to make, and one which Bob Kauflin makes in this valuable book: I think it is an unhelpful term which implies that we are only worshipping God when we are singing.

Apr 05, Jeffrey rated it it was amazing Shelves: His primarily argument is that the unity of the church should be centered on the gospel and not on musical styles.

Wow – Kauflin spares no words and gets below the surface when it comes to issues that often arise between music leaders and the pastor of a church. I do not completely agree with a few of his conclusions, but for the most part I think every Christian–especially church leaders–should read this book.


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Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God

We subtly take pride in our worship, our singing, our playing, our planning, our performance, our leadership. Apart from this perspective, leading worship can become self-motivated and self-exalting.

It has really shaped my mind in understanding the concept and life of Worship. The first deals with the worship leaders in five short chapters. I was encouraged and instructed.

By looking at my life outside of Sunday morning. Bob Kauflin finds a great balance here. This book helped me see music and worship as bigger and more glorious than just songs on Sunday morning.

I would recommend this book to anyone who takes part in leading singing or is interested in learning more about worship, but for those who are short on time I would HIGHLY recommend simply reading Section 3 – Healthy Tensions. We do often in our culture forget who the music, the worship is for. 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. What is mmatters, what should be important?

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Ultimately we separate ourselves from the God who drew us to worship him in the first place. That’s why it’s so important to think carefully about what we do and why we do it. In fact, the moment we veer from what is true about God, we’re engaging in idolatry. Feb 08, Buddy Draper rated it it was amazing Shelves: Second, we should be willing to be self-critical regarding our music.