Podcast Episode #306
Keith and Kristyn Getty stop by for a discussion on congregational singing and practical steps you can take in your church to help the congregation sing more.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Pastors who take congregational singing seriously will lead churches who take congregational singing seriously.
- “We are all called to sing and sing praises to God.” Kristyn Getty
- “So many people are spectating in church and not singing.” Keith Getty
- “Part of how every great movement has built deep believers is with the songs they sing.” Keith Getty
- “I want to be at a church where people sing together and encourage each other in song.” Keith Getty
- “We want congregations to be known by their singing, not by their music.” Keith Getty
- “We are created, compelled, and commanded to sing.” Kristyn Getty
About Keith & Kristyn Getty
Keith and Kristyn Getty occupy a unique space in the world of music today as preeminent modern hymn writers. In re-inventing the traditional hymn form, they have created a catalogue of songs teaching Christian doctrine and crossing the genres of traditional, classical, folk and contemporary composition which are sung the world over.
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Resources Mentioned in Today’s Podcast
- Sing by Keith and Kristyn Getty
- Getty Music
- Getty Music Conference
- Don’t Waste Your Christmas – Rainer on Leadership #082
- Easter and Hymns with Keith Getty – Rainer on Leadership #111
- Pastoral Tenure & Expository Preaching with Alistair Begg – Rainer on Leadership #070
- Pastoral Leadership and Missions with David Platt – Rainer on Leadership #166