This is how

to sing Lutheran hymns. Videos courtesy of Rev. James May of Lutherans in Africa, who do this and much more marvellous work, teaching Lutheran faith & life across Africa. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aW9erV0ErE Check out more great videos on YouTube. Goes to show that Africans can sing European Lutheran hymns. On the other hand, Europeans can't sing African…

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Why do we sing?

Luther’s hymns were more than sung propaganda. They had a specific catechetical function in undergirding the principal teachings of the faith. They were sung during the narrow catechesis of teaching the main parts of the catechism in church and home. But there was a broader catechetical function when these same catechism hymns were sung on…

Hymn singing and multiculturalism

Multiculturalism, rightly understood, has chronological as well as geographical dimensions, and our worship is enriched when we sing such hymns of faith that originate in earlier times and under different conditions than our won. The faith does not change but expression of it does. In our frenetic world we need to sing such expressions of…