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Toni's Discussions

Fellow guitarists - my current pedalboard

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathan Gifford Nov 10, 2016. 27 Replies

For many years I used a processor (Korg AX30G if you care) which…Continue

Consumer Christianity, foe or friend to the Christian artist?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Dupuis Jun 2. 2 Replies

I came across an interesting article tonight on consumer Christianity that might spark some debate here:…Continue

When home doesn't feel like home.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Aiken Jul 18, 2015. 5 Replies

Linked to use of new material, I had a slightly bizarre experience yesterday.The group of churches we belong to have celebrations where the congre ifgations across the area all get together for a big…Continue

What drives the content of songs and why they are sung - thoughts about Vicky Beeching.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Wolff Aug 22, 2014. 15 Replies

Before going any further, let me make it plain that this is not a comment about her coming out as such, and all the stuff that surrounds that, and if you want to write abusive stuff about her then…Continue

Tags: beeching, worship, vicky, struggle, writing

 

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Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'Patriotic Worship Music'
"In a slightly less reactionary mode, I suspect that being British (OK, ich bin Osterreicher, but effectively British) we don't do the patriotism thing and for us there is no challenge to choose between faith and state. For some other…"
10 hours ago
Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'Patriotic Worship Music'
"You can't serve 2 masters, so it's probably good to know which one you want to follow and select songs accordingly."
yesterday
Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'How to Put Together the Perfect Worship Service'
"I'm sure we do all things, possibly even at the same time. ;-)"
yesterday
Charles Dupuis replied to Toni's discussion 'Consumer Christianity, foe or friend to the Christian artist?'
"To see Christianity as only "convenient", is veered off of The Chief Cornerstone that is our True trajectory.  I gained a better perspective of this (huge problem) with the help of Dr. John Townsend's book -  The Entitlement…"
Jun 2
Toni replied to Doug Hupp's discussion 'Howdy Y'all - from the Hatchie Bottoms of Tennessee!'
"Afternoon squire. A 'hatchie bottom' sounds like a euphemism to an old bloke from the yew key. ;)"
May 10
Toni replied to Lorraine Doswell's discussion 'Can we worship God without the Holy Spirit?'
"They aren't what could be considered Christians by orthodox theology any more than one would consider those belonging to the church of Jesus Christ of the latter day saints. The roots seem to stem from a more shamanistic world view, mixed up…"
May 4
Toni replied to Lorraine Doswell's discussion 'Can we worship God without the Holy Spirit?'
"Like I said, partly poor theology & teaching, partly cultural. The world was a big place without good explanations and clear thinking as we have now, and the King James bible that they all used was written in a particular way to bias the reader…"
May 4
Toni replied to Lorraine Doswell's discussion 'Can we worship God without the Holy Spirit?'
"Not everyone will recognise the Holy Spirit at work, and the phrase 'be it according to your faith' also springs to mind. Can't remember if I've answered here in the past. My Grandfather and many of his generation of…"
May 3
Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'What do you do for Mother's Day?'
"Mothering Sunday has (had) a different meaning here in the UK, where it was all about those who lived and worked away from home returning to visit their 'mother church' where they would have been christened and confirmed. They would…"
May 3
Toni replied to C. Foster Payne's discussion 'Is the Church Orchestra Dying?'
"It sounds like a good way of giving lots of people within a big hurch something to do that will help them feel part of what's going on, rather that just being sat in a pew & spoon-fed."
Apr 5
Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'WTR is back online and moving forward!'
"TBH there's not much going on still, and using recent activity covers at least a couple of weeks most of the time. *Personally* I don't think personal messages should appear in that area, but that's how things are right now."
Apr 5
Toni replied to Melissa Geiger's discussion 'I need some advice regarding worship'
"It's easy to create a wrong impression when talking online. :-)"
Mar 22
Toni replied to Melissa Geiger's discussion 'I need some advice regarding worship'
"Time to start a fresh section. It may be helpful to share a little of my background, because you might find some overlap (or you might not). I grew up in a traditional Baptist church, distinctly not aware of the Holy Spirit, and after some very…"
Mar 11
Toni replied to Melissa Geiger's discussion 'I need some advice regarding worship'
""I will write more later" ;-) I looked through the reviews of songs on the yellow list from Charles' link, and their comments on many of the songs are extremely perceptive in summing up the theological problems they present. I wish…"
Mar 11
Toni replied to Melissa Geiger's discussion 'I need some advice regarding worship'
"There's a lot here, and it seems that you would probably do better having a face to face chat with an experienced worship leader you trusted and knew than a bunch of random guys on the internet. :-)A suggestion I would make is when looking for…"
Mar 10
Toni replied to David Wettrich's discussion 'Starting a worship team from scratch'
"Interesting comments so far. I started a worship team from scratch in a church I was helping lead a few years ago, and some of my comments run somewhat counter to Nathan's, so while I also agree substantially, I'll put the differences…"
Mar 8

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Home Church:
Heyford Park Chapel
Musical Gift(s):
Guitar, bass, brass, worship leader, sound.
Website:
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A Christian Manifesto?

Posted on February 21, 2011 at 9:35pm 0 Comments

is the title of a book published in 1982 by Francis Shaeffer that I've almost started reading.



Almost?



Well, I've just finished the introduction by O.R.Johnson, who was then the director of the Nationwide Festival of Light*. He described the gradual moral corruption of the laws of the United Kingdom by humanists and socialists who gradually had obscenity laws, censorship for performing arts, laws governing medicine, divorce and sexual practice all reformed to enable a… Continue

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At 3:02pm on July 6, 2013, Simran said…

Hi Toni,

I am not a spammer. Me and My Brother are Guitarist and we give training on worship guitar. I found your Blog related to what I do.. SO i posted a comment.

Thanks

Simran

At 4:06am on December 14, 2012, Stevo said…

Hi Toni,

Just noticed this. Thanks for sharing!

Cheers,

Steve

At 10:14pm on December 20, 2010, Jaymi said…

what gave you that idea?

At 7:18am on November 9, 2010, Teresa Kathryn, T Ballard said…
thanks
At 8:46pm on November 5, 2010, Teresa Kathryn, T Ballard said…
my friends call me teresa
At 7:17pm on August 20, 2010, David Bull said…
Hi Toni,

And welcome to "Old and Wrinkly!"

David Bull.
At 9:36pm on August 8, 2010, David Bull said…
At 9:35pm on August 8, 2010, David Bull said…
Hi Toni,

And welcome to "I'm Refugee from He Must Increase.com"

David Bull.
At 3:17pm on July 24, 2010, Junjie said…
Hi, Toni!

Welcome to Worship the Rock! Glad to see you getting so involved with the discussions here. And do check out the songs the others have uploaded, lots of great stuff! :)
At 5:33pm on July 23, 2010, Lorraine Doswell said…
Hi Toni, I was on my profile and saw your pic and thought who can this be : ) then the penny dropped......a very warm welcome to Worship The Rock. I was going to say, good to see a familiar face................. : ) Have a good weekend.

God Bless. Lorraine
 
 
 

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