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Book details
  • Genre:RELIGION
  • SubGenre:Leadership
  • Language:English
  • Pages:400
  • eBook ISBN:9780944529676

From Postlude to Prelude

Music Ministry's Other Six Days

by C. Randall Bradley

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Newly Updated 2nd Edition! Featuring current language relating to worship styles and terminology; updated sections regarding instruments and technology; reorganized in order to provide better flow and readability; original appendices removed or integrated into the body of the book; significant updates to chapters dealing with: pastoral care concerns, interviewing and job searches, working with volunteers, facility design, and equipment management. Designed for church music classes and those currently involved in leading music ministries.
"From Postlude to Prelude" is the most comprehensive book on Church Music Administration that has been written in recent years. Randall Bradley discusses the “everyday life” of the Music and Worship Leader, and suggests ways to deal with the multitude of tasks that arise on a day-to-day basis. Regardless of denominational affiliation, church size, or worship style, this book will be of help in navigating the many details important in creating a successful music and worship ministry. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect current language relating to worship styles and terminology, a substantially expanded section on leadership, new materials regarding instruments and technology, alterations to enhance flow and readability, and updated chapters dealing with such areas as: pastoral care concerns, working with instrumentalists, interviewing and job searches, working with volunteers, facility design, dealing with people, scheduling, and equipment management.
About the author
C. Randall Bradley is deeply committed to music ministry, having served as a minister of music since 1978 and teacher of music and worship leaders since 1989. He is the Ben H. Williams Professor of Music and Director of the Church Music Program and the Center for Christian Music Studies at Baylor University where he is a member of both the undergraduate and graduate faculties and directs the Baylor University Men's Choir. With a passion for building bridges between Christian musicians, he continually looks for ways to create meaningful dialog among all who are committed to serving the church through music. He currently serves as Minister of Music and Worship at Calvary Baptist Church in Waco, Texas. His books "Christian Worship: Its Theology and Practice" and "Postlude to Prelude, 1st Edition" and "From Memory To Imagination: Reforming the Church's Music" are popular resource books for ministers and are used as textbooks at numerous seminaries and colleges. Randall is married to Brenda, and they are parents to Hannah and Isaac.
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