What Then Should We Sing?

What kinds of songs and music best fulfill Colossians 3:16? In this breakout session, musicians, who both write music and lead music in their church, gather to discuss the purpose of song in the individual’s Christian life and in the life of the church. How are songs “little theology lessons”? Why did God give us song in the first place?

Bob Kauflin is director of Sovereign Grace music. He equips pastors and musicians in the theology and practice of congregational worship and serves as a pastor at Sovereign Grace Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He writes at worshipmatters.com and is author of True Worshipers: Seeking What Matters to God. Bob ... Read More »
Bob Kauflin is director of Sovereign Grace music. He equips pastors and musicians in the theology and practice of congregational worship and serves as a pastor at Sovereign Grace Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He writes at worshipmatters.com and is author of True Worshipers: Seeking What Matters to God. Bob and his wife, Julie, have six children and a growing number of grandchildren.
Keith Getty occupies a unique space in the world of music today as a preeminent modern hymn writer. Keith and his wife Kristyn have written hymns that are used increasingly both in contemporary and traditional circles, being included in most modern hymnbooks (with a number of these now listing “Getty” ... Read More »
Keith Getty occupies a unique space in the world of music today as a preeminent modern hymn writer. Keith and his wife Kristyn have written hymns that are used increasingly both in contemporary and traditional circles, being included in most modern hymnbooks (with a number of these now listing “Getty” as the most-featured composers), while in the more contemporary church, more than 60 of their songs are featured on top 2,000 CCLI charts between the UK and USA. Keith and Kristyn live between Northern Ireland and Nashville with their daughters, Eliza Joy, Charlotte, and Grace.
Matt Boswell is a pastor at Providence Church in Frisco, Texas, and hosts the Doxology & Theology Conference, a biennial conference focused on corporate worship.
Matt Boswell is a pastor at Providence Church in Frisco, Texas, and hosts the Doxology & Theology Conference, a biennial conference focused on corporate worship.
Matt Merker grew up in Long Island, NY and believed the good news of Jesus at a young age. After completing a degree in religious studies and music at Vanderbilt University in 2006, Matt returned to NY to serve on the staff of Shelter Rock Church. He moved to DC to ... Read More »
Matt Merker grew up in Long Island, NY and believed the good news of Jesus at a young age. After completing a degree in religious studies and music at Vanderbilt University in 2006, Matt returned to NY to serve on the staff of Shelter Rock Church. He moved to DC to participate in the Capitol Hill Baptist Church Pastoral Internship in 2009. Following the internship, Matt worked as a music teacher until coming on staff at CHBC as a Pastoral Assistant in the summer of 2010. He enjoys reading, creating music, food, and especially spending time with his wife, Erica, and their daughter, Lena. You can find Matt’s congregational hymns, including lyrics, sheet music, and chord charts, at capitolhillbaptist.org/music.

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