It’s easy to criticize today’s worship music. Too easy.
“It’s repetitive!” “It’s too loud!” “It’s theologically shallow!” “And it’s repetitive!”
Similar criticisms have been made for every generation of new music. When harmony was brought in, when instruments were brought in, when hymnbooks were brought in…
You name it, it’s been criticized. (Click here for a quick history of some of these criticisms.)
But every new era of worship music also brings some great developments, too. This era is no exception.
Here are some of the wonderful trends I see happening.