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Keeping good time

In the second instalment of my ‘bad answers to perfectly good questions’ series, I’m recalling a question I was asked at the last Music Ministry Conference about lateness at rehearsals.

Music Richard Simpkin

This may seem a little trivial, but consistent lateness betrays more serious problems with discipline and service. It follows then that, if we’ve been given responsibility for rehearsing church musicians, the job involves much more than just playing the right notes. Rehearsals are another chance that God gives us to learn Christ and to serve his people.