Coming Back To The Heart Of Worship

 

Psalm 150    
1 Praise the Lord.
Praise God in his sanctuary;
    praise him in his mighty heavens.

2 Praise him for his acts of power;
    praise him for his surpassing greatness.

3 Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet,
    praise him with the harp and lyre,

4 praise him with timbrel and dancing,
    praise him with the strings and pipe,

5 praise him with the clash of cymbals,
    praise him with resounding cymbals.

6 Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.
Praise the Lord.

 

The Metro Worship Team aspires to be a team of “worship leaders” in the greater sense of worship – seeking a life that reflects a deeply held conviction that God is “worthy,” whether it be in the little nuances of loving obedience to His will, in the humility that should characterize our relationships, the love that should overflow into a sacrificial giving of ourselves - and yes, the passion that should be evident when we come before Him in song.

We place emphasis on the “spiritual service of worship” (Rom. 12:1), which transcends music and seeps into the every little detail of our daily lives.  We recall that “obedience is better than sacrifice” (1 Sam. 15:22), and that God “will not listen to [our] songs” (Amos 5:22-24) if our hearts are unconcerned with justice and righteousness, and if our love doesn’t translate into obedience to Him (John 14:15).  In essence, we seek to move beyond worship in music into worship “in spirit and in truth” (John 4:24).  

Collectively, we seek to fulfill the mandates of being a “Worship Team” – that we serve with true hearts of “Worship” in the broadest spiritual sense, living as a true Christian “Team," that is, a flawed community of flawed Christians together pursuing the merciful perfection of Christ.

If you have any questions or interest in the team, please send an e-mail to richard.huang@emetro.org.