Questions about the Atmosphere and Emotions in Worship

I have three simple questions relating to worship, though admittedly they may not have simple answers. I will begin by asking my first two questions, which are very similar, and will close by asking a third question. 1. What role should the atmosphere (energy level) of a worship service have in evoking emotions? 2. To … Continue reading Questions about the Atmosphere and Emotions in Worship

Jim Domm on the Regulative Principle of Worship

Earlier today an excellent article on the regulative principle of worship was posted on the RBS Tabletalk blog. The article was written by Jim Domm, who is Pastor of Englewood Baptist Church in Englewood, New Jersey, and an M.Div. Student at the Reformed Baptist Seminary. The article is entitled The Regulative Principle of Worship in Historical Perspective, and … Continue reading Jim Domm on the Regulative Principle of Worship

Publicly Praying Written Prayers: Good or Bad?

Today I read an interesting article by Isaac Gaff at the Worship Studies blog. The brief, but thought provoking, article is entitled, Why I Write Down Public Prayers. I recommend reading it and considering Isaac's point of view. I also recommend reading the comments to the post, which include some equally thought provoking interactions about … Continue reading Publicly Praying Written Prayers: Good or Bad?