The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


12 good questions...

for evaluating music and texts to be used in worship

1. Is it faithful to the character of the Triune God, to God's grace, mystery, sovereignty, salvation, etc.? We shouldn't, for example, sing violent songs about God.

2. Does it nurture Christ-like character or merely express human emotions and wishes?

3. Does it unite us in a community centered in Christ and his mission? Do they create an awareness of the church as one, holy, catholic, apostolic, across time and space?

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