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What kind of ministry?

Is our singing in Christian meetings Word ministry or not? I would like to propose that if our singing reflects the pattern of biblical songs, where the deep truths of God are expressed, then it is indeed Word ministry. All the song writers in the Bible are clearly committed to the communication of God’s Word.

Music Richard Simpkin

I would also like to suggest that, if singing biblical truth in church meetings is counted as Word ministry, we would avoid a lot of misunderstanding about the place of music in Christian worship. Here are some of the consequences of divorcing the singing of God’s Word from Word ministry.