In Bob Kauflin, a pastor with Sovereign Grace Churches and Director of Sovereign Grace Music, wrote Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the . Worship Matters has ratings and reviews. A privilege to somehow be mentored by Bob Kauflin about worship through his book. I find what he has. 45 quotes from Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God: ‘Worship is God’s gift of grace to us before it’s our offering to God.

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He emphasizes the importance of the worship leader having the right heart and mind for worshipping God before he attempts to lead others in worshipping God. While more needs to be said on this subject, this is a wonderful place to start.

For instance, what was the clapping? How should those who disagree with Kauflin’s approach to musical style view this book?

Worship Matters Quotes by Bob Kauflin

Whether you’re the primary worship leader, a “chief musician,” a volunteer, or woorship senior pastor, I highly recommend this book and it’s valuable insights to you. He has managed to make the application wider than the particular church in which he worships and serves and showed great sensitivity to mtters traditions. Without asking these questions, one may assume that applauding a musical performance is more in keeping with Scripture than not applauding special music–but the assumption would be ill-considered.

A worshiping community expects to encounter God’s presence not only on Worehip morning but every day. Bob Kauflin traveled with the Christian group Glad for eight years as a songwriter, speaker, and arranger before becoming a pastor with Sovereign Grace Ministries in Kauflin also offers here an excellent challenge on the importance of skill in worship.

Lastly, the relationship between the worship leader and the pastor is, according to Kauflin, of great importance. Don’t do what God clearly forbids. Thanks for telling us about the problem. That foundation will need to be built on though by other books as well as the pastors and leaders in each particular church.


Bob Kauflin – Worship Matters: Worship Music, or Music Worship?

In sum, this book is overall quite helpful while being flawed in a few significant areas. He wants musicians to be proficient but not to show off.

If you have a role in leading worship in church or parachurch, this book will be well worth your time. Appropriate for Christians from varied backgrounds and for mattrs denominations, this book will bring a vital perspective to what readers think they understand about praising God. How can mattees think that a single kind of music could adequately express the fullness of God’s glory? This book has impacted how I view worship as a whole, how I view my job, how I view my pastor, and how I view my church.

We simply benefit from the perfect offering of the Son to the Father through the power of the Spirit Ephesians 2: This book would benefit anyone involved in worship, those who lead the church and anyone who matyers interested in gaining a fuller and biblically faithful view of music in the life of the Christian.

That which was less satisfactory were his early questioning of the validity and helpfulness of the term worship leader was not reflected the rest of the book for he continued to use the term sandwiched between the ‘worship leader’s’ relationship with the church and pastor which were broadly applicable lay a section on the relationship with the team which I felt was too focussed on his setting These are minor quibbles about the book which has been great to read and which I highly recommend.

I couldn’t have been further from the truth! We can become burdened by the responsibility to lead others and can think that we might not be able to deliver the goods. We’re bad theologians if our view of God is vague, unbiblical, distorted, or based on our own opinions. May 31, Josue Manriquez rated it really liked it.

Guiando a otros a encontrarse con Dios.

Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God

If our doctrine is accurate but our hearts are cold toward God himself, our corporate worship will be true but lifeless. Apr 05, Jeffrey rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kauflin unpacks what a wo I am not a worship leader.


And they’re much more significant. Skillfully combining God’s word with music, thereby motivating the gathered church to proclaim the gospel, cherish God’s presence, and live for God’s glory. Jun 29, Aaron rated it it was amazing. He speaks ,auflin the importance of the worship leader growing in musical skill and also in understanding of theology maters stresses that both aspects are important for a worship leader.

Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God by Bob Kauflin

The penultimate section of Worship Matters deals with tensions e. I am not a worship leader. Bob Kauflin has also helpfully included illustrations from personal experience and in particular how his own views have been moulded by wprship years, by the pastors with whom he has served and the Lord.

May 12, Michelle L. Section two moves from examining the worship leader and kaudlin to the discussion of the task of corporate worship. Our unity is in the gospel and not in musical styles, but insofar as musical styles connect to our sanctification, they impinge on the gospel.

Worship is our humble, constant, appropriate, glad response to God’s self-revelation and his enabling invitation. Have you tried local libraries and also church libraries? This book focuses readers on the essentials of God-honoring worship, combining biblical foundations with practical application in a way that works in the real world. The last two sections are increasingly more practical.