Article:"Systems Not Made For Love"; Event:"WORSHIP BOOTCAMP with Carl & Leann Albrecht"
to Digital Worship News, Edition 52. This issue includes two resources. The first is an article and discussion "Systems Not Made for Love". Second is an important training event for anyone involved or interested in worship- Worship Bootcamp- Franklin, TN with Carl & Leann Albrecht and others!
blessings, Kim Gentes
Systems Not Made For Love
We live in a broken world,
whose systems aren't made for love.
In this statement, I am summarizing a realization, that as I look around, live and work- the kinds of human systems we set up are not normally built to inspire and encourage love towards one another. Business, civics/government, entertainment, commerce, humanitarian groups and even religious organizations all contain systems that seem to drive us away from putting flesh and blood coverings on our care for one another. Even when something is a noble cause, the machinery built around such causes becomes a twisted irony that demands more servitude to the machine than to the people which it is meant to serve.
The state of most organizations often seems to swing towards the painful eroding of our humanity, even in its efforts to achieve efficiency. This is counter to the state in which we find true community which seeks to build love toward one another in our humanity, often at the expense of efficiency in organizational, measured ways...
Click here for the rest of the article, and please join in and share your own thoughts!
WORSHIP BOOTCAMP - FRANKLIN TN - THIS FRIDAY/SAT (August 17-18, 2012)
JOIN CARL & LEANN AND SEVERAL OTHERS THIS FRIDAY/SATURDAY FOR THIS GREAT WORSHIP AND TRAINING EXPERIENCE.
A weekend of intensive worship training for worship leaders and their teams, with Leann & Carl Albrecht and the musicians and staff at Grace Center.
Friday night will be a time of worship and sharing with Leann & Carl, and Pastor Jeff Dollar. 7 - 9 pm.
Saturday will be a full day of classes relating to every aspect of modern worship. We will have breakout sessions on vocals, instruments and tech. There will also be special sessions on song writing and worship leading. You won't want to miss the closing session for a special time of prayer for you and your entire team.
Join us for this motivating and inspiring weekend!
There will be training on:
You can get COMPLETE details and more info HERE...
Editors note: Friends, I've been in worship leading for 20 years. Like many of you, I've seen a lot of training come and go. In the last 10 years, I've come to know Carl & Leann Albrecht personally and trust both their skill and hearts in worship. Whether you are an experienced worship leader or just a beginner, you will grow through this experience. I'll see you there! - Kim Gentes.