Skill Builders

Home > Skill Builders

The Dual Role of Preaching and Singing in Worship

Wise gospel love teaches and warns through preaching and singing.

The Dual Role of Preaching and Singing in Worship

I am a preacher, not a musician. In high school I played the sousaphone in the marching band. Once I graduated, no one has since seen the splendor of me parading on a football field or marching in a formation tooting my big brass instrument.

So, when it comes to preaching and music, I do not bring a lot of expertise to the discussion. Yet, I wonder how preaching and singing meet in worship.

Do you think that preaching and singing complement each other in a worship service? Do you think preaching and singing have anything to do with each other? Is there a bond between the ministry of preaching and the ministry of music? Some preachers may not have even considered the question.

Before I went into teaching on the graduate level I served as a pastor (and have served as an interim pastor on several occasions since). Each week I worked on developing a sermon that would communicate what the Bible said and shape it in such a way as to speak to my listeners. Not only that, but I also strove to develop ...

skill builder Preview

This skill builder is available to PreachingToday.com members only.

To continue reading:

Rating & Reviews

Average User Rating: Not rated

No comments

Please to rate and review this skill builder. Or subscribe now for full access.

Related articles

Grinding the Golden Calf

Preaching God as great destroys the idol of seeing him as small.

Creative Doorways into a Psalm and Sermon (Part 1)

It takes imagination, not just analysis, to recreate the impact of a Psalm.

Creative Doorways into a Psalm and Sermon (Part 2)

It takes imagination, not just analysis, to recreate the impact of a Psalm.
Print this pageHelpMy Account