Passion 2013 At the heart of it all, Passion exists to see a generation stake their lives on what matters most. For us, that's the fame of the One who rescues and restores, and the privilege we have to fully leverage our lives by amp....more
Music for Worship Excellence is called for all of our human endeavors: "whatever you do in word or deed, do all to the glory of God" (Col.3:17). God is glorified in our creative endeavors when we give of our very best, for our best reflec....more
Are You Barren? I have spent years in the traditional church as a Christian as well as part of the church staff. Because of my background, I had a lack of understanding when it came to this thing called worship. To me it was the so....more
Our Prayers I turned on the television the other day and was brought to tears with what was going on. I, for the first time am a little embarrassed to say, saw a prayer breakfast that was sponsored by the Congress. I heard them....more
Don't Be a Quick Change Artist Worshiper As a mother and wife, I can go from being counselor, bank advisor, parole officer, head chef, lawn care specialist, and nurse in ten seconds or less. Any woman with children has the know-how and God-given talent to a....more
Transcultural Aspects of Worship Worship in the Church of Jesus Christ is a phenomenon that has been and is characterized by enormous diversity across the centuries and across the world today. This diversity seems to be allowed by the New Testament, ....more
Yes and Amen Nestled in the opening strains of Paulís second epistle to the Corinthians is a statement which plumbs the depths of Godís redemptive work through Christ and the relationship with Him which we enjoy because of it.
I Want to Know Him There is a moment in any relationship, actually a number of moments, in which you become aware that something has changed, that the relationship has moved beyond what it was into new and unexplored territory. It is at....more
The Clay Doesn't Question At EXW, we are constantly looking for tools that will help worship leaders and worshipers grow in their personal worship experiences and in their corporate worship settings. Over the past five to ten years we have seen ....more
A Thanksgiving Recalibration Having a couple days away from lifeís madness gave me time to reflect and recalibrate my soul. It is common to find the eminence of circumstances encroaches on the tenor of our lives; especially our spiritual lives. Wh....more
A Parable And He also told this parable to certain ones who trusted in themselves that their worship style was the only acceptable form:
"Four men went up in to the temple to pray, two traditional music directors and two contempo....more
Ignitecharts.com The growing emphasis on fresh music and worship in our churches has caused many new worship leaders and songwriters to spring up out of our own local congregations! However, many smaller churches don't have the resource....more
Salvation & Worship Why do many "Christians" in our churches today fail to outwardly worship God? Why is it that many appear to care nothing about worshiping God? They seem to have other things on their minds during the worship service. ....more
Unconditional We normally do not review movies here at EXW but this is one that is definitely worth mentioning. I am a big movie buff who loves everything from romance to Rambo. I have seen a ton of movies over the past 40 years. L....more
Accept People Youíre a different person at different stages of your life.
Ten years ago, when I started working at my current church, I met a man named Bob (Iíll use that name because that was his name). He was a delightful man. He....more
Unity in Worship Exodus 24
v. 1 Now He said to Moses, ďCome up to the LORD, you and Aaron, Nadab and
Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, and worship from afar v. 9 Then Moses went up, also Aaron, Nadab, and Abi....more
Contemporary Worship? I am often asked to define contemporary worship. My response usually revolved around the musical definition. I never considered the full scope of what was really being asked. Although contemporary means many things t....more
Who Do We Worship? 13Abraham looked up and there in a thicket he saw a ram caught by its horns. He went over and took the ram and sacrificed it as a burnt offering instead of his son. 14So Abraham called that place The LORD Will Provide....more
Love Lines the Last Horizon Singer-songwriter, speaker and worship leader Tanya Godsey, whose artistry occupies the space somewhere between the sincerity of Sara Groves and the passion of Bethel Musicís Steffany Gretzinger, independently releases h....more
Worship Ė Healing for the Nations You donít have to look far to find conflict and turmoil. In fact, most reported news is good supporting evidence for the need for diversity and tolerance. But among these ideologiesí great hope for peace and acceptance....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.
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."