Articles for Worship & Creative

Articles for Worship & Creative

Articles for worship & creative leaders help them 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, articles for worship & creative leaders, 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.

9 Lessons Young Worship Leaders Need To Learn

9 Lessons Young Worship Leaders Need to Learn

These are the kinds of things I wish I was told when I started leading worship. Which is why I compiled this list.
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When Your Church Is More About You Than Jesus

10 warning signs of a cult of personality at work in a church.
The Worst Church Marketing Advice

The Worst Church Marketing Advice We’ve Ever Heard

"If you are a small- or medium-sized church, or one with a smaller marketing and communications budget, don’t give up."
worship pastor salary How to Negotiate a Worship-Leader Salary

How to Negotiate a Worship Pastor Salary

Make those awkward salary conversations a little less painful.
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5 Elements of a Great Worship Service

With a humble heart, consider these ideas that will encourage an attitude of worship in the hearts of your people.
Making Old Hymns New Again

Making Old Hymns New Again

How to update the sound of a hymn without losing its heart.
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A Simple Way to Spend 45 Minutes a Day with the Lord

If you're struggling with knowing how to spend time with God, give this little system (or some variation of it) a try. You'll find you'll easily be able to spend 45 minutes a day on quality time with your Savior.
Christian art

‘Christian Art’ May Be Safe, But Is It Good?

Christian art is safe, not necessarily good. Ironically, God is good, but never promised to be safe. We've gotten something really wrong when it comes to things like music and film in our Christian world.
What Is the Connection Between Worship and Feelings?

What Is the Connection Between Worship and Feelings?

What is the connection between worship and feelings in Scripture?
40 Songs for Grieving

40 Songs for Grieving and Funerals

Often, our songs in worship focus exclusively on celebration or happiness. But life includes grieving. Consider using some of these songs as ways to help your congregation mourn well.
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How Worship Becomes Noisy and Empty

"They have made for themselves a golden calf and have worshiped it and sacrificed to it and said, ‘These are your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.’” (Exodus 32:8)
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Church and Artists: 6 Critical Errors You Must Avoid

I have been on both sides of the church and artists leadership divide. 
5 Ways Christians Worship and Glorify Satan

5 Ways Christians Worship and Glorify Satan

"We Christians often give credit and glory to Satan for things which he had nothing whatsoever do with."
5 Uncommon Skills Every Worship Leader Needs

5 Uncommon Skills Every Worship Leader Needs

The surprising stuff every praise leader needs.
How to Create a Healthy Worship Culture for Your Team

How to Create a Healthy Worship Culture for Your Team

As a leader, there’s nothing more important than defining and protecting your team’s worship culture.
Music Vs. Sermon: Worship Music Does More Than Set the Table

Music Vs. Sermon: Worship Music Does More Than Set the Table

Worship music vs. sermon: Some believe the purpose of our worship service music is just to set the table.
Are You Creating Room for the Holy Spirit?

Are You Creating Room for the Holy Spirit?

Don't plan so much that you aren't leaving space for God to move.
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5 Signs You’re Part of an Unhealthy Church

There is no perfect church—but there are healthy and unhealthy churches.
99 Questions When Hiring a Worship Pastor

99 Questions When Hiring a Worship Pastor

What I have found over the years through consulting and numerous conversations with senior pastors and executive pastors is that they simply don’t know what to ask when hiring a worship pastor.
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