Why sing? (part 7)
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Why sing? (part 7)

We were really grateful to have Chris Kiagiri with us at the last session of the ministry training course talking about the role of music and quality songs in church life. A rich feast of theology and then a very positive presentation of the good uses of good songs. There were loads of very tweetable quotes: Everyone … Continue reading

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Why sing? (part 6)

Martin Irungu, iServe Africa alumnus, surveys the contemporary church scene and draws our focus to true worship:     Are we missing the point? In our churches today, many have emphasized different forms of worship, how to experience a ‘spirit flowing‘ worship service as well as the need for churches to have a ‘powerful’ praise and … Continue reading

Why sing? (part 4)
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Why sing? (part 4)

Here’s another great excerpt from Getrude Namapii’s research on worship: —————————————————————- The old covenant In Exodus 24:1-2 only Moses could approach the Lord at the top of the mountain, the other men were to worship from a distance. Moses had to sprinkle to blood of the covenant to the people first then he was lost … Continue reading

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Why sing? (part 3)

iServe Africa alumnus Getrude Namapii wrote a very helpful research paper on Building Effective ‘Worship Teams’ and this is a really helpful section from her work (shared with permission). Music and church is inseparable in our context. Singing is evident in every church service. This could be singing songs from hymn books, singing choruses with or … Continue reading