The Dynamics of Corporate Worship
Author: Vernon M. Whaley
Publisher: Baker Books
Release Date: February 01, 2001
Worship wars rage. Wounded worshipers are left scattered along the highway of biblical worship. Issues over worship preferences, traditions, music styles, cultural identity, and more are invitations to controversy. How can church leaders today guide their congregations into effective worship with so many differences of opinion? The purpose of this bookbthe sixth in the Ministry Dynamics for a New Century seriesbis to redirect the debate to the core issue: a biblical understanding of what corporate worship really is. In three sections, the author examines elements necessary to genuine worship, the biblical definition and examples of worship, and practical strategies for planning corporate worship. The book also includes a timeline of the history of corporate worship and a list of resources for planning and preparing worship.