Here is a discussion with some of my collegues, I would like to invite you… 

 

Tom, this is something that I am dealing with and I think would be a great group topic. As I examine the songs that I play in congregational worship, sometimes I feel a lack in lyrical/theological depth, but then I am reminded of palm Sunday when the crowd shouted "hosanna" over and over again. I look at some modern day hymns, notably Stuart Townsend and that UK group, and they have great depth, I look at how I have "revamped" hymns of our past and it works great, and then I look at the current selection of Pop Worship and I see lines like: "I give You control" "You're all I want" so many times that they become cliché and cheapen the message, but the melody and theme are still great…

 

So I guess what I am espousing is that there is this line that we walk (so often in life) theological depth or flavor of the day sound…I want both and that falls on our shoulders, so lets be creators. I'm going to move this over to my blog and feel free to share some lyrics…

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