Tuesday, May 20, 2014
2 Big Ways To Keep Your Church Music Fresh - Church Leaders
The common misconception is that if something works for a while, it will work forever. This is commonplace in the Church. We become attached to our practices.
In order to keep the Gospel message of Jesus Christ fresh, you do not need more. But you do need change. Innovation means something new.
For church band leaders, we can keep things fresh by doing a couple of simple things.
1. Remove “safety” from your Sunday service ideals
Safety is important when it comes to keeping my children alive or making sure I stay on the right side of the road. I promise you that the person who is stepping into church for the first time in 10 years fully expects to be rocked a little. Precaution from you will only lead to precaution from them.
2. Look at what has comatosed your congregation
There is no pat answer for avoiding cliché. It takes extra care and intentionality by each and every person involved in the creative process. A good idea would be to go back through your services and see what has comatosed your crowd, and disturb and disrupt them to a place where they are able to see Christ’s face fresh again.
The full article is available here