I am so excited for you to meet this week’s guest: Malcolm du Plessis. He’s the real deal: humble, deep, challenging, and wise. Malcolm is a friend/consultant for some of the biggest names in Christian Music and a leader in the music industry.
This is such an important conversation. Malcolm and I take an honest look at where modern worship is and what we can do better. Get ready to be challenged on a whole new level.
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In this Episode, You’ll Learn:
- On being an activist, challenging the status quo, & being a prophetic voice.
- What it means to be prophetic.
- Malcolm’s story of being an activist in South Africa in a period of national crises.
- Why the term “Worship Leader” isn’t in the Bible and what that means for us.
- The only Biblical conduit for people entering into the presence of God.
- Worship Leadership as hospitality and encouraging others with sound doctrine.
- Why we’ve lost our originality and creativity and how we can get it back.
- Why simplifying your production may be the best thing you can do.
- Why the Biblical idea of the “priesthood of believers” is so important to local church worship.
- What makes headlines in eternity.
- A real look at the story of Jehoshaphat and “musicians going out ahead.”
- What our “off stage” vocabulary reveals about our worship.
- Why our music is seen by non-Christians as not believable.
Links and Resources Mentioned in this Episode:
- Today’s Sponsor: The Worship Songwriter
- Blog Post: Are We in Danger of Worshiping Worship?
- Podcast: David Garratt on Worship Music in the 60s, Scripture in Song, & Being Led by the Holy Spirit
- Music: United Pursuit
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