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
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
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
The Console Switch I recently had the opportunity to make the switch from an analog to a digital console. I guess I am one of the old school guys who had to be dragged kicking and screaming into the digital world. I still love the sound....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
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
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 Music’s Steffany Gretzinger, independently releases h....more
Crucial Conversations "Crucial" conversations are interpersonal exchanges at work or at home that we dread having but know we cannot avoid. How do you say what needs to be said while avoiding an argument with a boss, child, or relationship pa....more
Hillsong - A local church with a worldwide reach At first glance if all you knew about Hillsong was from listening to their recordings or attending a concert, you might think that Hillsong is just a successful record label and publisher. It's true they are hugely succe....more
Alternative Worship Essential reading for anyone who wants to know what the church's progressive edge is up to, Alternative Worship provides practical tools for nontraditional worshipers during major festivals of the church year--Advent, Ch....more
Our Passion and Pursuit The following article was written by Jim Feiker. It is an article that is well worth reading.
A businessman seeking professional counsel was asked by his counselor to describe his life. He said, "I have come to the....more
Featured Artist Todd Marsh (T.F. Marsh) has been a freelance artist since 1984, writing, developing, and illustrating products for adults and children of all ages. Through the years, he has been involved with projects for such licensed ....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!
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
Books on Church Administration Hey Fletch … I’m teaching a course on church administration and am looking for a good, current textbook. Any suggestions? Most I've come across are at least 5 years old. Thank you!
DRF—If you need help on compensat....more
Building and Leading an Effective Worship Team One of the distinctive features of the contemporary worship movement around the world is worship teams. The trend toward teams is found in small and large churches, in both traditional and contemporary settings. Ken Blan....more
XPastor.org We would like to introduce you to one of our favorite sites for the worship pastor/music minister who is looking beyond his/her ministry in music and worship. XPastor.org is an amazing resource for anyone who desires to ....more
What Is Worship? Here are some definitions of worship that we hope you will find helpful in your search to discover worship and experience it each and every day.
Josh Riley: Worship is everything we think, everything we say, and ev....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."