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For God’s Sake: Taking joy in watching people develop a heart for worshiping God

| Michael Bannon

“Michael, lead us in another one of those familiar, old hymns,” the pastor said in the middle of a worship service. I was gripped with fear because I didn’t know any other hymns than those we had just sung, but there was no avoiding his request.

I was the church’s new minister of worship, thrust into that position, so it seemed to me, with no other qualification than I was a musician.


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