Sing a New Song to the Lord In the text of Scripture, we see unequivocal commands to sing a new song to the Lord. Psalms 96, 98, and 149 all begin with such a command, and likewise, we see reference to a new song in Psalm 33:33 and Isaiah 42:10. A....more
Who Do We Worship - P3 Then Moses cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a piece of wood. He threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. There the LORD made a decree and a law for them, and there he tested them. He said, ď....more
Planning Center Online 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.
Worship Leader or Cheer Leader 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....more
Distraction or Discomfort 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. ....more
Putting First Things First 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....more
The Jeroboam Church 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....more
Did Jesus Really Have a Choice? 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....more
Think Before You Speak Worship is a time to address God, to respond to His gracious initiative in our lives with appropriate responses of praise, adoration, thanksgiving, confession, and joy. The responsibility of the worship leader (and the w....more
Cross Cultural Worship 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
It's a New Season There is something wonderfully magical about watching your daughter enter a new stage in her life. My daughter and I went to a nail salon for me to get a pedicure and a manicure. I was singing in a wedding and I wanted....more
Nine Expressions of Worship It's captivating to read through the Psalms and see the variety of ways in which David worshiped. When we pause to ask ourselves what we are doing during our worship times today, we are often faced with several questions....more
Bow Down Often it has been said that as human beings, "we are almost helplessly self-centered." This of course is due to what we call "original sin". The "fall" of man was at the point of his deciding to go it his own way inst....more
Obedience What is the key to serving God? Is it taking the good things He has to offer, the things that we are comfortable with, and leaving the rest behind? Is it a spiritual Golden Corral? What is the key to true worship?....more
Seamless Flow As worship leaders, we often have flow in mind when designing the most biblically relevant and precise worship services possible. What is meant by flow is the progression of events and sacred acts within the context of c....more
Before the Throne How long has it been since you took a good hard look at why you do what you do every Sunday morning? Have your priorities of spiritual preparation given way to technical preparation only and success is gauged by the app....more
To Him Be the Glory As children of God and citizens of heaven (Philippians 3:20), our primary focus in all of life is to be on Him who created us and redeemed us and is committed to conforming us to His image. God has a unique claim on o....more
Worship Love Languages In his book, The Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman outlines 5 methods to communicate and experience love. They are (1) gift giving, (2) quality time (3) words of affirmation (4) acts of service/devotion and (5) physical....more
John 4:23-24 "Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and His worshipers must worship in spi....more
Encounters with God The old man walked slowly toward the tent. The people watched as he bent his well-worn frame to enter. They had seen him approach the tent many times, but each time they stood to watch. His wrinkled hands, still strong, ....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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