Set Milestones & Define Expectations Speaking specifically to followers of Jesus, as believers leading other believers, we’re not looking to modify behavior; we’re looking for heart change (measuring spiritual fruit). In most situations with talented employ....more
Worship Tips Here at EXW we're interested in feedback from all of our users. We know that you have probably found new ways to worship, or new ways to enhance your worship experience, and we'd like you to share your views and tips wi....more
Rehearsal Tips This is the place for you to submit your suggestions for rehearsals. We all have different routines and ideas that we use and your ideas can be helpful to others. Please contribute your rehearsal tips here!
No Throwaways Over the years I have been observing the different methods that ministers of music, worship leaders, and pastors use in making changes occur in their ministries and churches. Each person tends to go about things in t....more
Choir Covenant Most churches deal with many different levels of commitment from their people. How do we set a guideline and hold to it? How can we help our people become more committed to our ministries?
Read through the follow....more
The Worship Leader What is good worship leading? Lately I've found myself ruminating about this subject in the least likely places: time-out during one of my son's basketball games, standing in front of the frozen food section, waiting for....more
Sermons On Worship The Main Thing - A Sermon by Dr. Neil Chadwick
Scripture Reading: Psalms 95:1-10
There are some messages which need to be repeated. For example, a Pastor who, when he arrived at his new church, p....more
Worship - Sermon Series This sermon comes to us from Craig Simonian of Vineyard Christian Fellowhsip of Morris County, NJ.
When I visited Central Asia in 1992, I visited a country where there was only 1 known believer. I met her during t....more
10 Principles 1. Thou shalt not show up in dirty linen (unconfessed sin).
Heb. 10:22 Let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodie....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
The Worship Leader is a Spiritual Leader This article is for worship leaders. And as such, I believe it needs to focus on leadership skills. It is my intent to do this from a Biblical perspective. The only prerequisite for leadership is you must have somebod....more
Creative Elements to Worship It's so easy to get in a rut with our worship! The longer we stay in the rut, the more our people can simply go through the motions of the service without thinking, without truly worshiping. This article presents scor....more
Creative Elements to Worship - Part 2 11. Know your acoustics! The difference between singing in our middle school room and our high school room at my last church was incredible. It had nothing to do with the heart of the worshipers. It had everyth....more
Creative Elements to Worship - Part 3 Here are the rest of the over 70 creative elements that you can add to your services from Steve Miller.
44. Control the environment. Although they're sometimes unavoidable, such distractions as mosquitoes, ....more
Ministry Musts To run and maintain an effective ministry of worship, there needs to be certain things put in place. Great ministries do not come overnight and are usually a result of hard work and lots of prayer. Larry Harrison has a....more
Worship Handbook This is the handbook for the Worship Ministry of Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond, Ok.
Welcome to the Celebration Choir and more importantly, welcome to the world of being a “lead worshiper.” I believe tha....more
Philosophy of Worship This philosophy of worship comes to us from Christ Community Church in Leawood,KS. It is one of the best worded philosophies we have seen and wanted to share it with you.
At the very core of Christ Community Church ....more
LED Lighting Tips So you’re going to be using LED par cans, let me give you some helpful tips and notes. These are a few things that I’ve learned through trial and error.
1. Don’t light primary faces. LED provides a rather unnatural l....more
Leading Worship With Recorded Music If you lead a small group and don’t have a worship leader, this paper is for you. I intend to show you how to lead worship, in five easy steps. You might be saying, “that’s impossible” but it is not. Leading worship i....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."