Does Sunday morning leave you with a sense of awe? It should!
Church services are an opportunity to gather together and encounter God.
More than that, God builds the church through us as we use his gifts to minister
to one another.
Yet . . . have you experienced services that downplayed their focus on God’s
presence to emphasize fellowship and ministry? Or ones whose “worship” had
little sense of believers’ coming together to minister to one another? How do we
regain the right balance in our services?
Here David Peterson will teach you:
• The biblical foundations of
• The meaning and purpose of
• What acceptable worship is
• How to plan corporate worship
biblically and creatively
• A true measure of church growth
• How we edify the church
• Patterns and varieties of service
• How to structure each service to
take worshipers on a meaningful
“Biblical, practical, and insightful guidelines for thinking through how God wants us
to meet with him as we meet with each other. . . . And as you’d expect, the beauty
and power of Christ’s atoning work shine throughout. Tight in all the right places and
encouraging biblically informed freedom everywhere else, Encountering God Together
should be read by anyone involved in planning or leading gatherings of the church.”
—BOB KAUFLIN, Director, Sovereign Grace Music, Louisville, Kentucky