Tension and Truth
By Manuel Luz - General Worship - Aug 06, 2020
   
An artist I know recently mentioned to me how he hated going into Christian bookstores. Without mentioning why, I could understand his unstated acrimony. (It may be for some of the same reasons why I would feel uncomfort...
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Museums, Movements, and Mr. Lilly
By Van Metschke - General Worship - Aug 04, 2020
   
Recently our Middle School Pastor RJ McCauley sent me a link to a video calle...
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Creativity
By EXW Staff - General Worship - Aug 03, 2020
   
Great video for inspiring creativity and the time it takes to make it all happen. We live in a society that says we want things now, so we should get it now. This video shows the value of patience and God's timing. W...
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My Story
By Manuel Luz - General Worship - July 30, 2020
   
The piano was always a magnet to me, even at an early age. I began piano lessons at almost age five, and by age eleven, I was determined to become a classical pianist. But it was at fourteen—the year I discovered girls—t...
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The Price
By Stephen M. Newman - General Worship - July 27, 2020
   
Today is a sad day in the flesh. I missed my Dad's 80th birthday this weekend. You see, I live in Texas and he in Hawaii. A...
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Why Paint During Worship?
By Manuel Luz - General Worship - July 23, 2020
   
Many churches are beginning to incorporate live painting into their worship services. For those who haven’t experienced this, a painter(s) will begin with a large, blank canvas at the beginning of a service and paint thr...
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Forever
By EXW Staff - General Worship - July 21, 2020
   
Amazing new song from Kari Jobe. You will love this video of creativity and power. Love the use of spoken word with singing. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/huFra1mnIVE" frameborder="...
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The Church and the Introvert
By Benjamin Denen - General Worship - July 14, 2020
   
I recently discovered this wonderful depiction of the keys to relating to the introvert. It struck a chord with me as I am, and always have been, a self-proclaimed closet introvert. Though I can (and often have to) mask ...
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Five Things That Cause Worship Leader Burnout, and One Remedy
By EXW Staff - General Worship - July 13, 2020
   
A great article on why many worship leaders experience burnout. If you have been in ministry long, you will see the clear reasons to this serious problem that we all face. "In seminary, I often heard and read th...
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Further Reflections
By Manuel Luz - General Worship - July 09, 2020
   
It was a blog post I’ve tried to avoid writing for years. But at some point, I knew I couldn’t not write it. The result was “The Issue of Age in Modern Worship,” which discusses the issue of how some churches are replaci...
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Breaking Out
For the music minister and worship leader who need help in transitioning their churches into more relevant contemporary churces that will meet the needs of their congregations and community. Some good insite on helping churches during the transition process.


Teaching Worship
11 teaching tools to help your people better understand worship. I am convinced that people don't participate in worship not because they refuse to, but because they don't understand it. We have seen thousands of lives changed as a result of these teachings in conjunction with our other studies. Teach them and they will become worshippers.



 Other EXW Content

Guidelines and Qualifications for Worship Teams
Qualifications 1. Spiritual maturity - As stated, this is a leadership-type ministry and, hence, is ordinarily not a place for new or immature Christians. 2. Musical expertise -...


Great Quotes on Worship
Richard Foster - "As worship begins in holy expectancy, it ends in holy obedience. Holy obedience saves worship from becoming an opiate, an escape from the pressing needs of m...


True Worship
What is true worship? It seems that in today's world we have made an industry out of worship. We have "worship" CDs and "worship" artists. Churches are looking to hire a "worship" pastor to lead the congregation in singing "worship" songs. But what is worship really about, and how does the bible define worship?...


Worship Leader Training
Worship is given solely for God's glory and honor. God is worthy of praise whether or not we receive anything our self from God in the worship time. But because of his amazing grace and love for us, he comes to us and we feel his presence...



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