Articles on Worship

Planning Center Online
By EXW Staff - General Worship - July 10, 2024
   
Planning Center Online is one of the best new resources we have found for helping organize your worship teams and ministry. From communicating the worship order to hosting songs and charts, this site has it all. S...
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Worship Leader or Cheer Leader
By Russell Henderson - General Worship - July 09, 2024
   
Lately, Iíve been noticing that the church world is split on how to conduct worship in the church. Iím not talking about the issue of contemporary music versus traditional music. Iím referring to the philosophies of Sp...
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Carrying the Presence of God
By John A. White - General Worship - July 04, 2024
   
As part of Christís body, we carry Godís presence with and in us. Some people and religious doctrines try to diminish this Christian responsibility because they believe that it limits or obscures Godís holiness and ul...
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Distraction or Discomfort
By Jonathan Jones - General Worship - July 03, 2024
   
As a worship leader, I often engage in discussions about distraction in worship. It is not uncommon for someone to tell me something like the following: nothing that happens in corporate worship should be a distraction. ...
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The Jeroboam Church
By Stephen M. Newman - General Worship - July 02, 2024
   
If you've ever read the story of Jeroboam, you know he proceeded Solomon and became king of ten of the twelve tribes. The Bible states in 1 Kings 11:37-38, "However, as for you, I will take you, and you will rule ove...
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Putting First Things First
By Ron Man - General Worship - July 01, 2024
   
The Great Commission which Jesus gave to His disciples (Matthew 28:19-20) has rightly been a motivating force and rallying cry for churches and other Christian organizations. In it we find expressed God's heart for the w...
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Is God Pleased? - Is He?
By Stephen M. Newman - General Worship - June 27, 2024
   
Unfortunately, on more than one occasion I have found it hard to get the sleep I need. There have been many instances where I have lain awake at night and not been able to sleep. Iíve come to the conclusion that du...
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Did Jesus Really Have a Choice?
By EXW Staff - General Worship - June 26, 2024
   
If you have seen the Passion of the Christ, undoubtedly you came away with an opinion. Your perceptions and questions may have been on its accuracy. It may have been on the graphic nature being over done, which i...
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Cross Cultural Worship
By EXW Staff - General Worship - June 24, 2024
   
Have you ever asked yourself the question, "What does worship sound like in other parts of the world?" We often tend to think that all worship sounds relatively the same. In the English speaking world it generally doe...
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Biblical Worship Encounters Pt. 2
By Ross Parsley - General Worship - June 20, 2024
   
Have you ever gone an extended missions trip to a third world country? How long before you start to miss American food, the smell of a well-marinated hamburger on the grill, the taste of a creamy milkshake to wash it dow...
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 Online Worship Studies
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...






Experiencing Worship, The Study
Used by churches all over the world to help teach worship, the Experiencing Worship study can help your worship team too. Your team will learn why we worship and gain a better understanding of how to worship. One user said..."Your 5 week study course has made a tremendous impact on my life in the study of worship... I would like to express my thanks for a well written study course that leads into a higher realm of praise and worship."

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