I was recently reading a dialogue in a Facebook group I’m a part of that basically said that folks under 35 only want to sing worship music in church like Passion/Bethel/Hillsong, to name a few, while folks over 65 only wanted to sing traditional… Continue Reading “Generation X: Tolerant of All Types of Church Music?”
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Over the last few years, I’ve had people contact me and ask questions about serving an intergenerational church and leading an intergenerational music ministry. I’ve really enjoyed discussing how we do what we do here. One of the more difficult questions that is asked… Continue Reading “Bringing the Church Back Together- Part 1- Biblical Foundations”
The other day I was rereading an article written by Michael Hawn “Singing Across the Generations: is there Hope?”1 and I came across this statement on page 20, “congregations that are virtually all African American or Latino most often worship together as multigenerational families.” He… Continue Reading “Minority-Dominate Congregations are More Likely to be Intergenerational.”
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“Intergenerational Worship” is worship in which people of every age are understood to be equally important.