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
Simple Church Author : Thom S. Rainer, Eric Geiger
Based on case studies of four hundred American churches, Simple Church, by authors Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger, proves that the process for making disciples has quite often become ....more
Church Stage Design Ideas We are excited to be able to share with our viewers one of our new favorite sites. It comes to us from Jonathan Malm, the editor of Church Stage Design Ideas. Church Stage Design Ideas is a site dedicated to sharing cr....more
A Musician Looks at the Psalms: 365 Daily Meditations A respected and renowned composer, musician, teacher and friend, Don Wyrtzen has written a most inspiring 365 day meditation that is a must for every worship leader and church musician. We could not do justice to the re....more
Why Worship Shouldn't Feel Like Family This is an article that I understand what they are saying but not sure I agree with. The church is the body of Christ and therefore a family. I would love to hear you thoughts on this.
"What does it mean, thou....more
Elation LED Tri-PAR Product Review Wow. Perhaps that is the best word that I can use to summarize my recent experience with this fixture.
I was searching for an inexpensive LED lighting solution for a medium size church. I was actually looking at anot....more
Dangerous Calling After traveling the globe and speaking to thousands of churches worldwide, Paul David Tripp has discovered a serious problem within pastoral culture.
He is not only concerned about the spiritual life of the pastor, bu....more
What A Concept! It Was A Great Plan—Until It Wasn’t… We all face disappointment from time to time in many areas of our lives. Whether it's home related, relational or work, if you are human, you will face it in your lifetime. This article from Mike Sessler brings some gr....more
Upgrading Mixing Consoles:The Volunteer Factor When the curve is too steep, you could be upgrading to a better console but getting a worse result because its "too much board" for your volunteers.
At the end of the rainbow isn't a pot of gold, it's a well-trained v....more
Jesus Plus Nothing Equals Everything It’s so easy to forget what the Christian faith is all about. We struggle so much, work so hard, and fail so often that we frequently sense something in the equation of life must be missing.
Tullian Tchividjian argues....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
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
How to EQ Vocals Vocal EQ work can make or break your mix. A solid vocal mix will capture the listener’s ear. Don’t think vocal mixing is hard. EQ vocals using these six easy steps. Oh, you might have one particular singer that has a dif....more
Virtual Praise Band.com I'll admit, I have a vested interest in you falling in love with the Virtual Praise Band ministry tool, at VirtualPraiseBand.com. I'm the president of VirtualPraiseBand.com. But put that aside for just a minute, because ....more
The Effective Worship Rehearsal Rehearsals can be a great time of growth in skills and abilities, but they can also be times of frustration. Most worship bands have a wide variety of skill levels in their musicians and singers. The wise band leader/w....more
Mastering Worship Written by Jack Hayford, John Killinger and Howard Stevenson, this book offers some help ideas for enriching your congregation's worship experience. Great for the Worship Pastor and Senior Pastor. more
Seven Steps for Cleaning Up Your Music Mix Saturday, I was conducting an audio training session and I was given the opportunity to work on their mix with the worship band. The mix was pretty good so instead of re-building their full mix, I focused on cleaning up....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."