the experience of congregational singing
I am not THE woship leader and neither are you
Good biblical and theological argument that leaders of singing cannot lead the congregation "into" worship.
Worship is NOT about singing
The second installment to "I am notTHE worship leader" (above).
Memo to Worship Bands
From the blog of Prof. John Stackhouse.
Praise and Worship Theology
From the pen of the Internet Monk. This article is frank with "no holds barred"
The Internet Monk
The home page of Michael Spencer's blog. Much food for thought on many subjects.
A Matter of Taste?
Frank Burch Brown's critique of the all-too-often simplistic notions of music deemed "relevant" for use in today's churches.
Worship and church music education
Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
A site rich with resources from a Reformed frame of reference but very broad in application and perspective
Summer Institute of Church Music
A educational week of instruction and discussion for church musicians held in Whitby Ontario, early July.
The Ministry of Congregational Song
The website of a "kindred spirit" in Texas
Worship in the Early Church
A page from Christianity Today's ChristianHistory.net
The Challenge of the Praise Chorus
An insightful article from the perspective of an Anglican church musician
Rick Warren and Worship
From the McMaster Journal of Theolgy and Ministry; a broad look at the influence of Rick Warren on contemporary worship music
Slain by the Music
A fine synopsis of the Pentecostal/charismatic origins of Christian Contemporary Music and worship songs.
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada - Centre for Research on Canadian Evangelicalism
A large and growing bibliography