Singing Faith All Day Long

Singing Faith All Day Long

By: Ingrid Ladendorf I have a vivid memory of singing “God made the sea and God made me” in our Methodist worship when I was in first grade. There were many aspects of that experience that are memorable, but the words in my head have remained connected to that melody...
A New Song: Secular Music in Ministry

A New Song: Secular Music in Ministry

By: Steve Lindsley As a grade-school kid, I have vivid memories of my father sitting at the foot of my bed at night, six-string guitar in hand, singing me to sleep with beautiful lullabies. They were not, however, typical bedtime fare. Leave it to my Dad to soothe me...
Musical Leadership for the Non-Musical

Musical Leadership for the Non-Musical

By: Catherine Brown Enjoy this article from our print archives. You’ve agreed to lead an afterschool activity club at your church.  Then you realize that music is an expected component of the program.  You don’t play a musical instrument and singing has never been...
Music as a Bridge to Multicultural Ministries

Music as a Bridge to Multicultural Ministries

By: Jorge Sayago-Gonzalez Enjoy this article about music from our archives,  first posted in our print format. With diversity growing at rapid rates, churches are now facing new challenges of engaging the ever-changing needs of their surrounding communities. Church...