Worship Leader

Worship Leader

You noticed her because she was different. She sometimes sang off key. She sang certain words louder, for emphasis. But her raising of her hands, her body language, were all appropriate. She was really worshipping her God in song. She inspired my own worship. I...
Ordained Through Baptism

Ordained Through Baptism

I was in Petaling Jaya rummaging through the stuff in my old room, looking for a missing document when I came across a copy of my ordination certificate. I was reminded that I was ordained by the Georgetown Baptist Church, Penang on the 26th of June, 1988. (For the...
Who is Waiting for Whom?

Who is Waiting for Whom?

“Holy Spirit we invite You to come. You are welcome here. Come and empower us. Come and lead us to give You the worship You deserve.” How many times have you heard a worship leader begin a worship service with a prayer like that, or something similar? I understand the...
Worship Revisited

Worship Revisited

Is it just me? Am I the only one thinking that so much of modern worship is reduced to privatised, personal, emotional encounters with God? This Saturday I will be teaching on worship. It has been a very long time since I last did some public teaching on worship. In...