Music Conference 2017

“Over the past few decades, Bible believing Christians have been fed the lie that in order to keep our young people in church and growing in the Lord, we need to feed them with a steady diet of up to date, relevant and popular (usually rock beat based), contemporary Christian music styles (CCM). Just recently, we, along with 150 other Bible believers, had the privilege of attending a conservative music conference at Southern Cross Baptist Church and seeing and hearing that myth thoroughly and Biblically dismantled. If you want to know why you should never believe that lie, I highly recommend that you take the time to view this very sound and challenging presentation by Pastor Nathan Searle.”  Bro. Dave Crowe – Missionary to Papua New Guinea

Isn’t music choice just a matter of personal taste?
Does our choice of music really matter to God?
Isn’t He more concerned with the heart?
Doesn’t my liberty in Christ allow me to listen to whatever I like?
If we want to win people to Christ in the 21st century, don’t we need to win them with a culture with which they can identify?

These are the questions facing our churches today that sadly are not being responded to with the authority of Scripture but rather with the subjectivity of man’s opinion. This series of five messages by Nathan Searle has been presented with a desire to both challenge and equip God’s people to prove what is acceptable unto the Lord that they might understand the issue from God’s perspective as revealed in His Word and thus glorify Him in their musical choices.

For over 20 years, Nathan has had the privilege of ministering in a number of fundamental local churches and ministries around the country and overseas through teaching and preaching in various areas related to music ministry. His musical training has included studies at the Conservatorium of Music in Sydney. Nathan is the principal of a local-church-based Christian school and serves as one of the pastors of Southern Cross Baptist Church. The Lord has blessed Nathan with a wonderful wife and four cherished children.

DVD copies of the series may also be purchased for $10. Please email us with your order.



Session 1 - The Foundations


Session 2 - The Great Deception


Session 3 - The Apostasy and Worldliness of CCM


Session 4 - Music that Honours the Lord


Session 5 - The Charge to Take a Stand



Audio Sermons and PDF Notes forthcoming



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