But if you're like me, you've probably been in meetings where you're singing on the outside but totally distracted on the inside. The songs don't seem to be going anywhere, least of all to heaven. But God wants us to sing and He wants us to understand why. If we don't, we'll miss out on its benefits. More importantly, we'll fail to give God the glory He deserves. So, here are three reasons why God wants us to make singing together a priority.The three reasons Kauflin cites are (1) singing helps us remember God's Word; (2) singing helps us respond to God's grace; (3) singing helps us reflect God's glory. Read the whole thing.
Kauflin's book, Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God, is due out from Crossway in April 2008.