Creativity Great video for inspiring creativity and the time it takes to make it all happen. We live in a society that says we want things now, so we should get it now. This video shows the value of patience and God's timing. W....more
How to Choose the Best Guitar Navigating the surfeit of guitars available at your local music shop or online retailer can be a daunting experience. The sheer number of models, shapes and sizes is confusing. However, there might be a way to simplify t....more
Good Friday and Easter Idea Here is an amazing video created by Mariners Church in California. Very creative and effective with some great cinematography. The beauty of the video is that it speaks to Good Friday but then resolves itself on Easter....more
Easter Music A great song for Easter from one of our favorite churches. New Hope in Hawaii is one of the fastest growing churches in the nation. I have a little bias here because I'm from Hawaii. Wayne Cordeiro is an amazing pasto....more
Worship and the Word A well written book that is grounded in the word that would be good for any worshiper or worship team. Although there is not a lot of new information here, we appreciate how she backs up her thoughts with scripture. It....more
Best New Site Our favorite quotes:
"WORSHIP CULTURE TODAY IS MORE ABOUT BEING PROFESSIONAL THAN PROPHETIC".
"WORSHIP SERVICES ARE MORE ABOUT PRODUCTION THAN PRESENCE."
"WORSHIP LEADING IS MORE ABOUT TOURS THAN TEARS".
Vocal Mixing For Live Events In general, bass and drums are the cornerstone of a musical theme in a band. Then guitars, keyboards and other instruments complement the harmonic setting of the musical arrangement. Finally, on top of all this, vocals a....more
Bible Gateway A great site for searching the scriptures. I use this site all the time when looking for passages for worship to transition a song or for personal study. The search engine does a great job and has proven to be the one....more
Christmas Spirit (THE RIGHT WAY) A great video to help kick off the Christmas season in your church. Good as a sermon starter or during the offering. Wherever you choose to put it, your service it will surely help others focus of the real reason for t....more
Our Worship Sound A great resource for the worship keyboardist. Lots of tutorials on how to play as well as how to use Mainstage in worship. We love their YouTube channel that is filled with some great tips and helps on how to make the....more
Indescribable This captivating book brings together devotional insight, scientific thought, and magnificent images of the universe. The psalmist sang that the "heavens declare the glory of God" (19:1). Throughout these stunning pages,....more
Bluefishtv.com Have you ever wanted to incorporate high quality video in your church but couldn't because of the cost of cameras, editing equipment and software (not to mention the many man-hours required to shoot and produce it)? Hav....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
A Response to Blended I prefer the term “Unified” worship over “Blended” worship because our intention should be to reflect the scriptural teaching of unity in diversity. (Gal. 3:28; 1 Cor. 12:12-14) The term “Blended” worship does not necess....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
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.
Radical You and I can choose to continue with business as usual in the Christian life and in the church as a whole, enjoying success based on the standards defined by the culture around us. Or we can take an honest look at the J....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
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."