“We have musicians in church, most of whom are university educated. They are good musicians, committed to the church, they love Jesus, but nobody’s getting specialized training in church music.”
Hymns for a Lifetime: Poetry added to music makes not only hymns, but memories
Which can you more likely recite over Sunday lunch after worship: a point from the sermon or a refrain from a hymn?
Photo Gallery: Hymns for a Lifetime
In this “Singing Our Faith” series, we learn about Ken Wilson’s hymn-teaching process and the love for hymns he instilled in the children at Knollwood Baptist Church during three decades of ministry. We also examine some of the trends and changes in church music and ministry. All photos taken in this photo gallery are by Norman Jameson or from the archives of Knollwood Baptist Church.
Why we need a “third way” on gay rights
Danny Cortez is the pastor of a small Southern Baptist Church in La Mirada, Calif. A few weeks ago, he created a stir in Baptistland by calling for a “third way” on gay marriage. In a letter to his congregation,…