OPINION: “You Protest Too Much”

I often think that I open myself to the accusation “That you protest too much.” After all, many of my blogs are worded in terms of the negative—about bad practices, the need to undo the mistakes of the past—particularly regarding the adopted practices of the...

QUESTION: The Lord’s Prayer

When Jesus taught his disciples the Lord’s Prayer, did he mean the disciples to say it by rote? I doubt it. Indeed, each time I hear it, I’m reminded of its constituent parts. It’s the elements that make up the prayer that are important, not the repetition by which it...

QUESTION: Participation or Concert?

There are a lot of hymns, songs, etc. available to be sung in churches today. But sung by whom? When musicians pick music for a service, do they pick it for the congregation to sing or so that they can be entertained? Posted: 12th July 2018

QUESTION: Church Music

Church music has always been the subject of much controversy. Sometimes it’s been the style of music, other times it’s been the words. But has anything really changed? Indeed, how many modern songs don’t fit people’s view of church music, are unsingable or just don’t...

ADVERTISMENT: A New Church

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Expressions of interest are requested to form a new church on Hobart’s eastern shore, on the following principles. MAIN PRINCIPLES 1. That the church is to be God-centred, not man-centred; 2. That the church’s role is to make disciples, and...

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