Regardless of how we might knee-jerkingly react to these kinds of songs today, the fact that laments are meant to be a legitimate part of our Christian faith cannot be disputed. Read More »
Pastors, worship leaders, and congregations have to believe singing matters, or they won’t ever want to sing, says Harland. Churches sing, he says, because Scripture expects them to.
They also sing because it’s a powerful form of discipleship that marries truth and melody and imbeds that truth in people’s souls. “Melody helps people to remember,” Harland says. “Singing is a powerful tool for developing followers of Christ.” Read More »