Teaching Worship - ch. 3 This section is not lengthy for one reason alone. If your senior pastor is not a visible worshiper, it will be much harder for you to lead worship and for your people to follow your lead. I haven't been able to put m....more
Teaching Worship - ch. 4 You have heard the saying, "You can talk the talk, but can you walk the walk? I believe this statement holds true to anybody that is in a leadership position. We know what to say and when to say it, but do we really l....more
Teaching Worship - ch. 5 Any good craftsman needs good tools to do his work. In order for him to create a quality project, he will need quality tools to do the best possible job. The same would apply to any field of work. Some of the best tea....more
Teaching Worship - ch. 6 If you are in a church serving on staff or are a worship team member, then you will have no problem identifying the many different levels of participation in worship. You will have those who jump up and down, those who w....more
Teaching Worship - ch. 7 As a Christian I find it very difficult to get all my spiritual food on one Sunday morning service each week. If I relied on one forty-minute message a week to grow and be all that God would have me be, I would more tha....more
Teaching Worship - ch. 8 If you have been in the ministry for a while you know that the Arts Department has a tendency to draw people of all colors and expressions. We are a bit different because, for the most part, our people are on the creativ....more
Teaching Worship - ch. 9 There are few things more frustrating than having people in a group who are not on the same page as the rest of the group. They feel that they know where the group should be going, and seem to be working against the goa....more
Teaching Your People To Worship If you have been in the ministry for a while you know that the arts department has a tendency to draw people of all colors and expressions. We are a bit different as people who are for the most part on the creative side....more
The Destroyer John 10:10, "The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full."
We all know how sin can ruin our lives. The decisions we make can cause us to l....more
The Greatest of these... When I begin to evaluate my ministry tool belt, several things come to mind. As a worship leader of 20 years I have fair skills in music and in organization. My education has been a blessing to help prepare me for God's ....more
The Jeroboam Church If you've ever read the story of Jeroboam, you know he proceeded Solomon and became king of ten of the twelve tribes. The Bible states in 1 Kings 11:37-38, "However, as for you, I will take you, and you will rule ove....more
The Offering - A Part of Our Worship? In the days of Moses, the offering was a very integral part in the lives of the people. Although there were different types of offerings and sacrifices that took place, Leviticus 9 and 10 speak of three specific types o....more
The SoundTech As a Worshiper Two of the most often questions I receive from sound techs are, "How do we worship when we are so busy working the mix during the service?" and "What can we do to better worship and still not neglect the sound? The....more
The SoundTech As a Worshiper Two of the most often questions I receive from sound tech is, "How do we worship when we are so busy working the mix during the service?" and "What can we do to better worship and still not neglect the sound? These ....more
There Is Hope A few years back I wrote an article entitled "No Throwaways". Its purpose was to encourage churches that were going through the process of change in the area of music and worship, to be slow and patient in their approac....more
To Pay or Not to Pay? Over the past several weeks, the question of paying musicians and singers in a worship environment has been a hot topic. If you ask churches who are paying their musicians, they have valid reasons for doing so. If you as....more
Tuning Out and Tuning In I once asked a good friend of mine, "How do you know when you have entered into the presence of God? What was the process you use to be with the Lord and sense His presence?" I had been struggling with taking a step clos....more
What Sin? When we discuss the issue of sin in worship or coming before the Lord with sin, we often imply that in order to have true worship we must confess to the Lord each sin committed for that week or that day ..to come befo....more
Worship and the Wedding Several years ago, I heard that the son of my good friend was engaged to be married. Michael and his fiancee were attending Wayland Baptist University at the time, and had begun making plans for the wedding. During ....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.
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