Composing Music For Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Excellence is not a negotiable quality for church music: our worship of God demands our very best. This premise extends to the complex art of composing music for use in worship. This article outlines liturgical, textual, and musical guidelines for composers who seek excellence in composing music for the church.

Quality music for the church is a little like a "good Christian chair. " If such an entity as a good Christian chair existed, it would first of all be a well-designed, well-built...


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