For too long, the narrative of American churches has been divide-or-die. So perhaps it’s worth asking the question: have we given proper consideration to divide-and-prosper?
I’m not saying the way my church “does” music is the only way, or even the best way. What I am saying is that the quality of music and especially the quality of singing is not dependent upon the size of your music budget.
The crying need of churches in our day is biblical shepherds who are passionately committed to our King and the authority of his Word. This book, unfortunately, doesn’t challenge churches in this regard.
Mark Dever’s session during the First 5 Years conference in Fort Worth, TX, August 2016. For more about 9Marks conferences and ministry, please visit http://www.9marks.org