Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God  -     By: Bob Kauflin
Buy Item $11.49 Retail: $17.99 Save 36% ($6.50) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist
Buy eBook Begin reading in seconds $8.49 eBook Details

Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God

Crossway Books & Bibles / 2008 / Paperback

$11.49 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $17.99
|
Save 36% ($6.50)
Buy 28 or more for $10.92 each.
Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/26/14.
Email me when this product is available.
CBD Stock No: WW348248

Current Promotions
  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $8.49 Retail: $13.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $11.49 Retail: $17.99 Available to ship on or about 09/26/14. Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Product Description

Learn to root your corporate worship in unchanging biblical principles rather than divisive trends. Kauflin's practical guide focuses on the devastating effects of worshiping the wrong things; basing praise on God's self-revelation rather than our assumptions; managing healthy tensions; and maintaining relationships in the worshiping community. Includes a special word for pastors and leaders. 256 pages, softcover from Crossway.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Crossway Books & Bibles
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 158134824X
ISBN-13: 9781581348248
Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/26/14.
Email me when this product is available.

Related Products

  1. Exploring Worship: Book and Workbook
    Exploring Worship: Book and Workbook
    Bob Sorge
    Oasis House / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $21.00 Save 33% ($7.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW118511
  2. Pure Praise: A Heart-Focused Bible Study on Worship
    Pure Praise: A Heart-Focused Bible Study on Worship
    Dwayne Moore
    Group Publishing / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 27% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW437489
    Video
  3. Heaven's Praise: Hearing God Say, Well Done
    Heaven's Praise: Hearing God Say, Well Done
    Dwayne Moore
    Group Publishing / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW447082
  4. Music Ministry: A Guidebook
    Music Ministry: A Guidebook
    Edited by Donald Clark Measels
    Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Inc / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $17.00 Save 24% ($4.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW124141

Publisher's Description

Combining biblical foundations with real-world application, Kauflin guides worship leaders and pastors to root their corporate worship in unchanging scriptural principles rather than divisive trends.

Author Bio

Bob Kauflin traveled with the Christian group GLAD for eight years as a songwriter and arranger before becoming a pastor with Sovereign Grace Ministries in 1985. He is now the director of worship development for Sovereign Grace, overseeing its music projects and teaching on congregational worship. He blogs at worshipmatters.com and hosts the biennial WorshipGod conference. He and his wife, Julie, have six children and an ever-growing number of grandchildren.

ChristianBookPreviews

What does a worship leader do? Does the leader make a difference? Why do we sing? What kind of music should we use? Will leading a congregation in song have eternal significance? These are questions that Bob Kaulfin endeavors to address in Worship Matters.

This book contains the practical elements of the responsibilities of a worship leader and explores the biblical principles of that role as well. The opening chapters deal with the heart issues of the worship leader. What are the things that the leader loves, believes, practices, and models? Kauflin then defines the faithful worship leader as one who “...magnifies the greatness of God in Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit by skillfully combining God’s Word with music, thereby motivating the gathered church to proclaim the gospel, to cherish God’s presence, and to live for God’s glory” (p. 55). He then unpacks this definition, giving us a strong biblical backbone to the role and calling of a worship leader.

Kauflin brings some fresh and thought-provoking perspectives to subjects that are often debated in our churches today in a section called, “Healthy Tensions.” He asks, “Is worship vertical or horizontal? Planned or spontaneous? Rooted or relevant? For the church or unbelievers?" His discussions are balanced and biblical.

The final part of the book looks at the importance of right relationships within your church, worship team, and pastoral staff. And for pastors, a helpful look at what to look for when searching for a worship leader for your church body.

Kauflin writes in an engaging style that makes this a smooth read. He uses anecdotes drawn from his 20-plus years of ministry to illustrate his points. He always draws the reader’s attention to the Scriptures as the only foundation for a solid, effective worship ministry that has eternal significance.

I loved this book and am recommending it to all those serving with me in our worship ministry. And although this book is geared toward leadership, it would be a valuable tool in the hands of anyone wanting to understand the biblical philosophy of worship and the role of music in our lives. -- Pastor Danny Bonsell, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(7)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Value:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-5 of 7
Page 1 of 2 12 Next
  1. Jerry
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    November 15, 2012
    Jerry
    WOW!!!!! Every pastor, worship leader and Christian can benefit from this book. Insightful and most certainly a revelation of what true worship is all about...better said: Who true worship is all about. I would say the best book I have read on worship...5 stars is not enough!
  2. Elkton, MD
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A must read for any worship leader.
    January 6, 2012
    Elkton, MD
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This is the third copy of Worship Matters I have purchased. It's so good I had to give some copies away. I believe every worship leader, worship team member, and Pastor should read this. I am re-reading it now!
  3. Doran
    Yakima, WA
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Definitely the book I was looking for
    January 5, 2011
    Doran
    Yakima, WA
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I've been in ministry for over 12 years and this book does a great job describing the role of a Worship Leader. I value the emphases right at the start on how important it is for the Worship Leader to have their heart in the right place before even attempting to lead others. The spiritual attention as well as the practical insight is very helpful. Will definitely return to the book often for follow-up study.
  4. Peter Lytch
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    March 20, 2009
    Peter Lytch
    I have not yet finished reading this book, but despite that fact I can say that this is an outstanding read. As a music minister, I have a constant desire to draw from the wisdom of others so that I might more effectively minister and praise the living God. This book has so much insight and biblically based information that I will be reading it over and over for months to come. Awesome!
  5. Charles Jonas
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    November 5, 2008
    Charles Jonas
    A must read for every choir director and worship leader. The book is written from the point of view of a person who is serving in the local church. A powerful book that will change the way you look at worship.
Displaying items 1-5 of 7
Page 1 of 2 12 Next

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. NIV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible, Black  Genuine Leather, Capri Grain, Thumb Indexed
    NIV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible, Black Genuine Leather, Capri Grain, Thumb Indexed
    B. B. Kirkbride / 1990 / Genuine Leather
    $69.99 Retail: $105.99 Save 34% ($36.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW7071678
  2. Worship Leaders, We Are Not Rockstars
    Worship Leaders, We Are Not Rockstars
    Stephen Miller
    Moody Publishers / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 21% ($3.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW409867
  3. The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning, 2009 Edition
    The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning, 2009 Edition
    Nathaniel Bluedorn, Hans Bluedorn
    Christian Logic / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $16.49 Retail: $22.00 Save 25% ($5.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 13 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW531533
  4. Spirit Rising: Tapping into the Power of the Holy Spirit
    Spirit Rising: Tapping into the Power of the Holy Spirit
    Jim Cymbala
    Zondervan / 2012 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 30% ($6.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 21 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW241256

Availability

Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/26/14. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.

Send Me Email  Email me when this product is available.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search