Category Archives: Hymnal

15 Reasons We Should Still Be Using Hymnals

by Jonathan Aigner (originally posted on Ponder Anew) I think hymnals are important symbols for worshiping congregations. Here are some of the reasons why. Musical Hymnals actually teach music. We’re making less music than ever before. Oh, to be sure, there’s lots of music going on around us, but very few people are actually making […]

Nine Reasons People Aren’t Singing in Worship

by Kenny Lamm (originally posted on Renewing Worship) Worship leaders around the world are sadly changing their church’s worship (often unintentionally) into a spectator event, and people are not singing any more. Before discussing our present situation, let’s look back into history. Prior to the Reformation, worship was largely done for the people. The music […]