Worship expert Cherry puts practical and theoretical tools in the hands of worship leaders seeking deeper ways to employ worship music. Applicable to all Christian worship traditions, The Worship Architect helps worship leaders lead engaging, Christ-centered music worship for the 21st century. Well suited for the local church and the classroom, each chapter concludes with practical exercises, recommended reading, and vocabulary terms. A perfect reference for years to come. 288 pages, softcover, from Baker.
Guidance for Leaders Seeking a Richer Way to Employ Worship Music
Worship expert Constance Cherry offers comprehensive guidance to Christian leaders seeking a deeper, richer way to employ worship music in engaging ways for twenty-first-century worshipers. Following Cherry's successful book The Worship Architect, this work helps Christian leaders think theologically and act pastorally about worship music in their churches. It addresses larger issues beyond the surface struggles of musical styles and provides tools to critically evaluate worship songs. The book is applicable to all Christian traditions and worship styles and is well suited to both the classroom and the local church. Each chapter concludes with suggested practical exercises, recommended reading, and basic vocabulary terms.
Constance M. Cherry (DMin, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary) is professor of worship and pastoral ministry at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana, and a founding faculty member of the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies. She speaks and teaches internationally and is a regular adjunct professor at several seminaries. Cherry has also served local churches as a minister of music/worship and as a pastor.