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Jason loves to communicate God's word both in the local church and at conferences and retreats. Jason has been involved with Worship Music since 1996 and InFocus since 2005. Jason has degrees in theology, music, accounting, and research and is currently a PhD candidate and lecturer in the College of Business, Law, and Governance at James Cook University, Cairns. Jason is also a pastor at CrossPoint Church. You can contact Jason at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Dr. Tim Jordan Balance is defined as "stability produced by even distribution of weight on each side of the vertical axis," "equipoise between contrasting, opposing, or interacting elements," or "an aesthetically pleasing integration of elements," according to Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary. However, a definition that will probably make more sense to Christians is found in Solomon's instruction to his son in Proverbs 4:23-27: "Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee. Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee. Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established. Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from... Read more
A closer look at our worship. By Jason Harris Speaking with various leaders about music and the worship service, people kept saying "something's missing." Maybe we can't put our finger on it, but we know that what we have isn't everything we're supposed to have—something's missing. We know the answer isn't to go the way of Hillsong and the Praise & Worship Movement, but we also know that we don't have it... whatever "it" is, we don't have it. On one side you have church becoming one big rock concert—pounding music, dancing, the lot. That's not real worship. On the other side you have a worship service that is dry, boring, and void of excitement. That's not real worship either. If it's not going to be real, the other "not real" is more fun! Of course that's not the answer. If conservati... Read more