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Music and Singing in the Local Church

Music and singing is important in church life. Who is responsible for the songs we sing in church, and how should we choose them?


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In this episode, Adrian Reynolds is joined by Phil Moore, one of the Directors of Ministry at Cornerstone Church in Nottingham, to talk about the importance of music and singing in church, and who should be responsible for the songs we sing.

00:00 - Introduction
- Why is singing such a big feature in church?
- Words or music? What matters most?
10:45 - Who should choose which songs to sing in a church service?
16:40 - Music and emotional manipulation
- Who is responsible for the songs we sing in a church service?
- Do songs go out of fashion?
26:19 - Resources for planning services

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