Mike McMahon, executive director of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, talks about the work of the Hymn Society. He also discusses music and issues like COVID, welcoming immigrants, and scandals involving Hillsong.
In this edition of A Public Witness, we go deeper than our feet could ever wander into the scandal-plagued events surrounding Hillsong. Then we stand with our arms high and hearts abandoned to consider the role worship plays in Christian formation.
Bill O’Brien, a former Southern Baptist music missionary acknowledged as a leading expert in 21st century global missions, died Saturday (Feb. 1). For 15 years he was responsible for implementing goals of Bold Mission Thrust, adopted by the Southern Baptist Convention in 1976.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- According to a LifeWay Research study, pastors indicate the "worship wars" are subsiding. Also: pianos and hymnals are not obsolete, about half indicate using an organ or praise team. And 3-in-4 have paid for at least some of the musical portions of