: Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God (): Bob Kauflin, Paul Baloche: Books. In Bob Kauflin, a pastor with Sovereign Grace Churches and Director of Sovereign Grace Music, wrote Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the . In , Bob Kauflin wrote Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God, in which he sought to connect a biblical theology of worship with.

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He takes his time patiently addressing each topic, even sometimes repeating himself, but not to anyone’s detriment. It matters to us because worshiping God is the reason for which we were created. There is no one, and nothing, like the Lord. What a breakthrough book in this area. I find what he has written here to be relevant and applicable. For my friends who are worshi leaders or musicians such as I, this book is worth the time.

It is logically structured. Kauflin unpacks what a worship leader does, discusses healthy tensions in our theology and practice of worship, speaks specifically to the relational dynamics in which every worship leader is involved with the worsbip, the team, the pastorand more. This book proved itself mattegs be inspiring and practical. Jul 30, Daunavan Buyer rated it it was amazing Shelves: It matters to God because he is the one ultimately worthy of all worship.

Wow – Kauflin spares no words and gets below the surface when it comes to issues that often arise between music leaders and worshio pastor of a church.

Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God

It has a lot of principles you can extract to apply to your Christian life. Lastly, the relationship between the worship leader and the mattrrs is, according to Kauflin, of great importance. I would advise this book to pretty much anyone, especially if you lead or are a part of a worship team. May 31, Josue Manriquez rated it really liked it.


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

Apart from this perspective, leading worship can become self-motivated and self-exalting. This is a great book for pastors, worship leaders, and worship teams.

I think his points are helpful when he says that we are able to ksuflin serve the church if the music is of the level where it will not distract the congregation from the words, or where the band is able to adjust on-the-fly to spontaneous changes or repetitions.

Rather than focusing on the theoretical, Kauflin dwells on the practical and gives many personal illustrations of the challenges of crafting a worship service. Even if you don’t agree with every detail of what he says, all of these things are areas that you can and should be prayerfully working through as you minister to your local church. It all boils down to what is in the heart of a man.

Bob Kauflin is a godly man who loves the Lord and this love permeates his whole book. In the midst of a culture that glorifies our pitiful accomplishments in countless ways, we gather each week to proclaim God’s wondrous deeds and to glory in his supreme value.

Worship Matters Quotes by Bob Kauflin

No trivia or quizzes yet. In regard to life, the reader is reminded that the worship leader must model a life worthy of the Lord. This book would benefit anyone involved in worship, Some reviews of this book amount to little more than, ‘It was too long.

We can become burdened by the responsibility to lead others and can think that we might not be able to deliver the goods. Jun 05, Philip rated it it was amazing. To assert this would be to assert that the Fall has affected every aspect of creation except musical styles.


He suggests, for example, that leaders should speak when there is some truth in a song which may not be immediately obvious to everyone, and explaining it will enable the congregation to better sing the song understanding its meaning. What makes me angry when I don’t get it? Those have all been determined and modeled by the risen Savior” His primarily argument is that the unity of the church should be centered on the gospel and not on musical styles.

A worshiping community recognizes that passionate times of singing God’s praise flow from and lead to passionate matter lived for the glory of Jesus Christ. This is a great book on worship!

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. In fact, it’s a great worshkp for any one who wants to worship God in spirit and truth.

By looking at my life outside of Sunday morning. What is important, what should be important? Skillfully combining God’s word with music, thereb This book is a great book on leading worship. The book is rooted in the Gospel, robust in theology, and well-written. While most congregates will likely have little interest in this book; I truly wish more worship leaders would read mtaters and apply it. Even though he spends time expanding on these tensions, I find that the most insight is gained by pondering the existence and identification of the tensions alone.