Senkbeil, Harold L. “Trends in Church Music: toward a theological Appraisal.” Concordia University Wisconsin. Mequon, Wisconsin. 1992. Presentation.Preaching and Pastoral Care

One of the hottest topics in Christian circles today is the issue of the church’s worship. Increasingly people in our own congregations are asking why their Lutheran service can’t look and sound like the service of the local evangelical megachurch or one they watch on TV. Parachurch organizations and denominational executives alike contend that the key to growth is found in such things as “invitational worship” and “praise songs;” and there’s been ominous speculation about whether the church can even survive without such modifications in its liturgical life. Inevitably those who advocate these changes claim they are merely alterations in musical style…


Doxology provides a safe environment for clergy to reflect on their own spiritual and emotional health and assists them to review and enhance their professional competencies and skills as servants of Christ and stewards of God’s sacred mysteries.

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