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Tim Harrelson
September 28, 2016

Songs for Sunday – 8.2.16

Songs for Sunday - 8.2.16

Each week, I will be posting the songs we will be singing for the upcoming Sunday. I have two hopes that would come about through this: to give us an opportunity to get our hearts prepared to give God glory through what we sing together so that when we come together, we can more easily […]

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September 22, 2016

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs: I Am Ashamed

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs: I Am Ashamed

I Am Ashamed Words by Don Carson; Music by Sandra McCracken One song I recently discovered is building in me a greater appreciation for confession. It is entitled, “I Am Ashamed,” written by Don Carson and Sandra McCracken. It is a beautiful song that takes the listener through three movements that I think are helpful. The […]

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September 21, 2016

The Substance and Forms of Corporate Worship

The Substance and Forms of Corporate Worship

After having shared what I believe to be the Bible’s thrust for shaping our corporate worship gatherings, the goals I aim for in preparing for each Sunday morning, and the “what” and “why” of the elements of our Corporate Worship, I want to wrap up by briefly explaining the difference between the substance of worship […]

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September 20, 2016

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs

Over the past few years, I have been discovering the importance and goodness of a variety of types of songs to sing. Poetry and song were given to do what scientific and conversational language could not – help the reader experience a truth. Yet, as such, no one song has the capacity to contain the […]

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September 14, 2016

The Elements of Corporate Worship & the Reasons Behind Them

The Elements of Corporate Worship & the Reasons Behind Them

After having shared what I believe to be the Bible’s thrust for shaping our corporate worship gatherings on Sundays and the goals I aim for in preparing for each Sunday morning, I thought I would write on the what and why of the elements in our Sunday morning gatherings. The New Testament Elements In the New Testament, […]

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September 13, 2016

Songs for Sunday – 9.18.16

Songs for Sunday - 9.18.16

Each week, I will be posting the songs we will be singing for the upcoming Sunday. I have two hopes that would come about through this: to give us an opportunity to get our hearts prepared to give God glory through what we sing together so that when we come together, we can more easily […]

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September 7, 2016

Overarching Goals For Sunday Morning Corporate Worship

Overarching Goals For Sunday Morning Corporate Worship

Each week, a group of several different people from different walks of life, traditions, personalities, dispositions, and histories gather together for 90 minutes to do one thing with one voice and one heart – worship our Triune God together. It is a marvelous experience for me to be able to lead our church to do […]

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September 7, 2016

Our Vision For Corporate Worship

Bible-based, Gospel-centered, Congregational worship. This is what we aim for each time we come together. As the pastors plan the elements of the service and how they will be done, we are always asking ourselves three questions to shape our time together toward glorifying God and edifying one another.  1. Does this element or its form help […]

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September 6, 2016

Songs for Sunday – 9.11.16

Songs for Sunday - 9.11.16

Each week, I will be posting the songs we will be singing for the upcoming Sunday. I have two hopes that would come about through this: to give us an opportunity to get our hearts prepared to give God glory through what we sing together so that when we come together, we can more easily […]

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August 31, 2016

Songs for Sunday – 9.4.16

Songs for Sunday - 9.4.16

Each week, I will be posting the songs we will be singing for the upcoming Sunday. I have two hopes that would come about through this: to give us an opportunity to get our hearts prepared to give God glory through what we sing together so that when we come together, we can more easily […]

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