I am always challenged and encouraged by his books.
The book closes with a number of worship resources on the internet, which will be quite helpful to the music pastor or worship leader of any church.
Chapell does a wonderful job of making the technical and historical sections of this book very appealing to read.
I read this in Seminary. Very dry and very evangelical review of church history. I centered my frustration with seminary on this book. a little bit from the New testament. Read morePublished 6 months ago by taylor storey
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The author has done a great job i Part 1 of examining historical worship practices and identifying the common elements which we can use as a pattern for... Read more
"Christ-Centered Worship" by Bryan Chapell is one of the best resources on liturgical practices that I have come across. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Doug Erlandson
Though the author's scholarship is undeniable, the content seems to be more directed to how-to in liturgical circles rather than a more theological discussion of what worship that... Read morePublished 21 months ago by KD
In Christ-Centered Worship Chapell sets out to define and describe what Christ-Centered worship should look like, its historical roots, and the application of it in the local... Read morePublished on August 26, 2012 by parkerj
Dr. Chapell has given us a gift, the gift is this thoughtful book on why The Church worships the way it does and what importance each element of the worship experience has for us. Read morePublished on July 12, 2011 by William D. Curnutt
Why do we do what we do in our collective church services? Why do we sing x amount of songs, pray at this time, or preach at this time? Where does it come from? Who decides? Read morePublished on February 18, 2011 by Erik Raymond
The book is laid out in two main parts. The first section discusses, as it were, the doctrine of Christ-centered worship. Read morePublished on September 4, 2010 by Philip Thompson
Bryan Chapell as always brings us a work of solid scholarship, mind expanding knowledege and heart warming truths.Published on December 16, 2009 by Daniel Pollin