Worship & Creative Leaders

Today’s worship & creative leaders face daunting challenges to lead their churches into relevant, meaningful, and God-filled worship. More than ever, worship leaders need worship resources and creative resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in worship. churchleaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every worship pastor. If you serve on a church staff as a worship leader, musician, song leader, creative director, or any other worship role, you’ll find must-have worship resources and connections to a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Worship & creative leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at churchleaders.com. Join millions of worship & creative leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for worship leadership.

Leading your church in worship is not only about music and the arts, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

Song ideas for Good Friday

Song Ideas for Good Friday and Easter

Glenn Packiam gives a few song ideas for Good Friday and Easter Sunday. There are so many great worship songs about the cross and forgiveness and the sacrifice Christ made for us. Discover more song ideas for Good Friday and Easter.
muscian

God Sent a Musician

David, the young shepherd who faced down the great giant Goliath, was a musician. While tending his father’s flocks in his lonely life as a shepherd, he had not only learned how to sling stones at lions and bears.
Journey Through the Steps of an Online Scam

Journey Through the Steps of an Online Scam

Journey through the steps of an online scam, an attempted hack that was foiled (hopefully before any unsuspecting “winners” entered their credit card information). 
rooted in god

The Lush Life Is Rooted in God

A lush life is one rooted in God. There are so many metaphors in the Scriptures that help us imagine, and image into reality, the good life we all seek.
pray for worship leaders

20 Ways to Pray for Worship Leaders

Here are 20 ways to pray for worship leaders starting with: Pray for worship leaders that they never sacrifice their family for ministry since their family is ministry.
musical divorce

Worship War and Its Fallout: Musical Divorce

This is a picture of churches whose musical conflict turned into musical separation and was codified by a kind of musical divorce. On the surface, conflict was resolved. Below the surface, conflict continued.
lament in the Bible

5 Reasons Praise and Lament Belong Together in Worship

The pervasiveness of lament in the Bible should lead us to question how well we are incorporating lament into our worship.
Do We Really Need to Keep Singing Hymns?

Do We Really Need to Keep Singing Hymns?

Now I'm a worship pastor and I have to decide for myself how I feel about singing hymns. Do we really need to keep singing hymns? I think so. And my first reason may surprise you.
handling angry people

Five Tips on Handling Angry People

I have observed that worship leaders, pastors, and church planters, live in a constant state of being either angry, depressed or delusional, perhaps because we are often handling angry people.
lead worship for a wedding

How to Lead Worship for a Wedding

At some point, most worship leaders are asked to lead worship for a wedding. One of the great privileges of leading worship is to lead on the occasion of this very special day.
spiritual formation practices

Dan Wilt: The Power of Spiritual Formation

Spiritual formation practices are about leveraging rhythms, habits and holy ideas, as well as perceiving our growth and health in fresh ways, that integrates the whole of a person (seen and unseen) in a comprehensive manner.
thanking God

The Amazing Power of Thanking God for What He Hasn’t Done

If you have been praying for a son or daughter’s return to the faith, take a break and thank God for bringing them back. If you have been praying for release from a sin, thank God for His strength and deliverance. #thankful #thankGod
company we keep

Psalm 1 Points Us To The Company We Keep

What does it take to become mature in Christ, and by extension, what makes us immature? In part, Psalm 1 points to company we keep.

5 Keys to Intimacy With God and Others

Today, decide to pursue intimacy with God. It’s not until we make space for intimacy that we discover it. We find intimacy with God -- and others when we choose into it.
iPhone as your video camera

It’s Time: Use an iPhone as Your Video Camera

Today, we carry around a TV studio in our pocket and more and more filmmakers are embracing the idea of producing projects on mobile phones. That's right: an iPhone as your video camera.
effective rehearsals

How to Lead Effective Rehearsals

Ineffective and unenjoyable rehearsals are worship team morale killers and congregational engagement limiters.
hymns

Hymns in a Woman’s Life

What did hymns mean to my great-grandmother? How did they figure into her hard life? Was it nostalgia that endeared them to her memory? Was singing them just one of many mindless ways to while away the time?
what is a worship pastor

Darlene Zschech: 10 Essential Traits of a Worship Pastor

What is a worship pastor? According to Darlene Zschech: "I believe in my heart of hearts that the worship pastor of a team does not have to be the most talented, the most eloquent, the most gifted writer."
Ash Wednesday

Why An Ash Wednesday Service?

You don't need to observe Ash Wednesday. This isn't a command. There is no rule for it. In fact, as far as Church traditions go, it is a fairly late development-- and by late I mean around the 8th century.
culture of complacency

5 Dangerous Warning Signs of Complacency

It's clear to me that one of the most prevalent afflictions might be termed a church's culture of complacency.
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Worship and Creative Leaders

Today’s worship leaders face daunting challenges to lead their churches into relevant, meaningful, and God-filled worship. More than ever, worship leaders need worship resources and creative resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in worship. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every worship pastor. If you serve on a church staff as a worship leader, musician, song leader, creative director, or any other worship role, you’ll find must-have worship resources and connections to a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Worship leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of worship pastors who look to us for resources and encouragement for worship leadership.

Leading your church in worship is not only about music and the arts, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.