The Style Of Contemporary Worship

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

Sustained sections of praise are now being used successfully in worship by young congregations. Instead of organizing their services into a series of discrete events-a single hymn followed by a prayer, another hymn, the choir, the offering, a solo, a Scripture reading, and then the sermon-they make time for sustained, unbroken, flowing praise that often lasts anywhere from ten to fifty minutes. After a time of teaching, people are invited to come forward for salvation, healing, and...


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