9 Observations on Singing New Songs

Singing a new song? It’s more than meets the eye! Good words from cardiphonia

Cardiphonia

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I’ve had a couple of people mention to me Jamie Brown’s recent set of blog posts reflecting on his time at the National Worship Leaders Conference (DC). IN particular they were questioning his thoughts on introducing new songs in church.  This is a topic I’ve wrestled with a lot in the various churches I’ve worked for so I thought I’d share my gathered wisdom.

1. A New Song is his Name…but don’t wear it out.

When the Psalms (in particular) speak of ‘singing a new song’ they are specifically foreshadowing the incarnation event.  The early chapters of the gospel of Luke show us in spectacular form that Christ is the cause, inspiration, and embodiment of the ‘new song.’  Our ‘new songs’ are simply reflections of that One eternal never-ending, never sick of ‘new song.’  i. Try and make your new songs more of a reflection of the new songs of Luke…

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adamkurihara

Musician, worship leader, choral conductor, organist

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