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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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Bob Kauflin finds a great balance here. Bob Kauflin covers a variety of topics such as the devastating effects of worshiping the wrong things, how to base our worship on God’s self-revelation rather than our assumptions, the fuel of worship, the community of worship, and the ways that eternity’s worship should affect our earthly worship.

Jul 25, Bill rated it really liked it Shelves: So God’s glory is the end of our worship, and not simply a means to something else. From the very beginning, the writer points us past the show and glamour of the stage and the Sunday morning presentation to the important things.

He emphasizes biblical principles, and wrship the end he’ll get around to answering the question, an answer that usually seems more obvious once he cuts to the heart of the issue, and what is really important.

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worsuip 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. Gathering to praise God can’t be a means to some “greater” end, such as church growth, evangelism, or personal ministry.

Kauflin is careful enough with the content of the music in the worship services he leads that it is possible that the content of his worship music may be more substantial than the gospel songs that many musical conservatives employ. Other positives bpb in the book. Following this, the writer demonstrates four areas in which all worship leaders struggle viz. The work is divided into four parts.

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

Here is what he came up with: We get to display the matchless Savior who died in our place, conquering sin, death, and hell in the process. Those have all been determined and modeled by the risen Savior” Al Wolters argues that fundamental to a Christian worldview is that all of God’s creation is essentially good, that the Fall affects every aspect of God’s good creation, and that redemption will extend as far as the Fall.


These applications are of great import and spill out in the broader discussion of the book. I appreciate Kauflin’s emphasis on worship as a way of life and thus the need for personal holiness in a worship leader. Expected to ship tomorrow from Australia. For instance, in dealing with whether worship service should be targeted to believers or unbelievers, Kauflin rightly says, “Let’s not ignore non-Christians when we gather to worship God.

In fact, this would actually be good for every member of the church. Keep this in your back pocket By Andy JuddJul 27 That’s why biblical worship is God-focused God is clearly seenGod-centered God is clearly the priorityand God-exalting God is clearly honored.

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

May 12, Michelle L. We simply benefit from the perfect offering of the Son to the Father through the power of the Spirit Ephesians 2: Neither option brings God glory. The closing chapter is written for the pastor on his role in working with the worship leader. Worshiip extreme end of being skillful can lead to pride though, which is blb theme Kauflin often challenges the reader on. Dec 14, Jeremy Pynch rated it really liked it.

A few times, however, his balancing seemed less thoughtful than it ought to have been. The book is unparalleled in its depth and breadth on the topic.

While more needs to be said on this subject, this is a wonderful place to start. It all boils down to what is in the heart of a man. It is practical enough to be of real use to musicians and leaders, but it is general enough to encourage and help any believer. What makes me angry when I don’t get it? Jul 30, Daunavan Buyer rated it it was amazing Shelves: He says that we should expect to the Holy Spirit to work when we sing. I do not completely agree with a few of his conclusions, but for the most part I think every Christian–especially church leaders–should read this book.


Kauflin draws up a set of expectations for his musicians, one of which is being part mattfrs a regular small group.

Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God

One of the maatters he says he ensures he follows this principle in the songs he chose for his own church is that when he finds out about new songs he always goes though the words before he listens to the song.

We’re bad theologians if our view of God is vague, unbiblical, distorted, or based on our own opinions.

But normally not as obvious. The first deals with the worship leaders in five short chapters. For instance, on inward and outward worship, Kauflin says that clapping, and other outward expressions of worship, must not be ignored in modern American worship because they appear in Scripture.

But it does not follow that every musical style glorifies God. He is also a pastor in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and blogs at www.

Jun 05, Philip rated it it was amazing. We can become burdened by the responsibility marters lead others and can think that we might not be able to deliver the goods. That’s why it’s so important to think carefully about what we do and why we do it.

As a cessationist, when Kauflin speaks of the ways we should expect the Holy Spirit to work when we corporately worship God, there is some of it I disagree with. Rather than ,auflin on the theoretical, Kauflin dwells on the practical and gives many personal illustrations of the challenges o Most of the readers who will crack open this book will tell you that worship matters, but most of them will not be able to tell you why it matters so much. Lists with This Book.