The Complexity of Pentecostal Worship. Dr. Randal L. Quackenbush. The Complexity of Pentecostal Worship. Church Music Prior to the Reformation Presentation of music often left to clergy Sometimes used selected singers Also used “professionals” Congregations sat in silence
“The worship wars are alive and well.”
Christianity Today, August 2009
John 4:23-24 TNIV
23 Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. 24 God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.
Spirit – pneuma, “breath, a current of air, a breeze, human spirit – life”
Truth – “To be true in doctrine and profession.”