That day, He told me He wanted to trade my burdens for joy and pain for healing. That day, He reminded me that He had seen every tear, every disappointment, every frustration, every compulsive behavior and every panic attack. There was nowhere I had gone unloved or unseen. He told me I wasn’t annoying Him but instead, delighted Him. And of all the crazy, lavish, nonsensical, reckless things, He had taken me to Scotland to do it!
Have you ever wondered how worship leaders choose which songs they use? Have you ever wondered how YOU should choose the songs you bring to your church? After years of planning worship services I can say that there are a few key things that I consider when choosing songs. By no means is this a complete list…and there’s lots of biased sprinkled in all along this process. However, I believe that these ten tips will help you be more confident in choosing the right songs for your congregation. Here we go!
Dear Brave, I would much prefer this introduction be in person, over a cup of coffee with good music playing in the background, rather than a letter I’m writing from my front porch in Ohio. However, God seems to find ways of connecting us all despite geographical divides, so I’m being obedient and believing that community pervades distance. As I write, I’m picturing you all in my mind. I’m hoping this letter finds you rested, healthy, and whole.