Captain Kirk I am not a Trekkie, but I remember well the phrase that opened every episode in the old days, "To boldly go where no man has gone before.” If you've ever watched Star Trek, you know that it is a saying that is not e....more
Why Worship Shouldn't Feel Like Family This is an article that I understand what they are saying but not sure I agree with. The church is the body of Christ and therefore a family. I would love to hear you thoughts on this.
"What does it mean, thou....more
Worship - A Verb Romans 12:1 “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God - this is your spiritual act of worship.”
Tune in to any talk show to....more
In His Timing This particular article may be touching a sensitive area in your life, however, when I was confronted with it, I realized that possibly other women might have a similar experience. I am a married woman in leadership and....more
Elation LED Tri-PAR Product Review Wow. Perhaps that is the best word that I can use to summarize my recent experience with this fixture.
I was searching for an inexpensive LED lighting solution for a medium size church. I was actually looking at anot....more
I Got Me No Time Director's Notes:
Let's face it - we're too busy. Steven Curtis Chapman sings a song about the "busyman." The Bible says that a man dies and leaves behind all his busy activities. Sometimes when I write a drama, God use....more
Dangerous Calling After traveling the globe and speaking to thousands of churches worldwide, Paul David Tripp has discovered a serious problem within pastoral culture.
He is not only concerned about the spiritual life of the pastor, bu....more
The Joy of Praise A good friend of mine recently recounted a story of a man rebuking him for describing the feeling of joy that comes from the experience of God's presence. "Is Christianity just a feel-good religion?" he chided. As I lis....more
What A Concept! It Was A Great Plan—Until It Wasn’t… We all face disappointment from time to time in many areas of our lives. Whether it's home related, relational or work, if you are human, you will face it in your lifetime. This article from Mike Sessler brings some gr....more
Awesome God Isaiah 40:12 “Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand...or weighed the mountains in a balance?”
There is nothing like floating on a lake that is 200 feet deep to give you an overwhelming feeling....more
Upgrading Mixing Consoles:The Volunteer Factor When the curve is too steep, you could be upgrading to a better console but getting a worse result because its "too much board" for your volunteers.
At the end of the rainbow isn't a pot of gold, it's a well-trained v....more
Lofty Goals - God's? What's the hardest thing about being a worship leader? For some, it's the struggle to balance the performance aspect with the worship-leading aspect. For others, it's dealing with people who feel called but show no ....more
No Matter What Psalm 61:2 “From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I.”
I have a very real aversion to liars, I just hate being around them. Adulterer....more
Lamps (not bulbs) Lamp technology has gone through significant leaps in technology over the last several years, and the new technologies have created much longer lamp life, and a host of other caveats and pitfalls.
I feel a mini-artic....more
The Offering of Worship “There came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard very precious; and she broke the box and poured it on his head”
Did you ever wonder why this woman did not just open the lid and....more
Jesus Plus Nothing Equals Everything It’s so easy to forget what the Christian faith is all about. We struggle so much, work so hard, and fail so often that we frequently sense something in the equation of life must be missing.
Tullian Tchividjian argues....more
Shepherding When we look at the role of church staff person, many duties come to mind. Listed below are some qualifications for Music Ministers, Worship Leaders, and all Pastors of the church.
I. A good shepherd puts his flo....more
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.
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