This article reflects on music in worship, and says that it must be structurally sound. The text and the tune need to be well-matched. The article provides a host of useful questions to ask in evaluating the merits of a song for worship, and they revolve around three standards: the insight, perfection, and inexhaustibility of the song.
This article concentrates on music in the Western "classical" tradition, and evaluates from a Reformed perspective.
Music is God's gift to His people. Just like any other gift, however, it can be used for good or evil. This article distinguishes between good and bad music. The author also appeals to young people to use the natural instrument which God gave - the voice - in order to sing unto the Lord in the worship service.
After showing that rock music is a form of cultural expression, this article calls for a criteria to evaluate rock music. Christians often fail to understand rock music. The author shows that looking for technical excellence, integrity, aesthetic expression, political expression and moral scope in rock music can be a way of evaluating it.