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The Most Important Quality of an Effective Worship Leader

The most important quality is what we assume and take for granted.

Praise Finds the Presence of God in the Valley

Miracles occur when you praise God in the valley. Don’t stop! When you worship, especially in broken places, God shows up and manifests his presence in ways you’ve yet to even imagine!

4 Reasons You Should Keep Singing Hymns in Church

Singing for the Christian is formative and responsive, and therefore must be informed by Scripture. The importance of hymns is that we learn what we sing.

The Most Powerful Worship Song You Will Ever Sing

How to move beyond the singing a worship song and into the living.

Praying the Scriptures – A Steadfast Practice

Praying the Scriptures, and learning to hide them in our hearts so they re-emerge in times of need for decades to come, is a habit every worshipper needs.

How To Lead Worship Online – 4 Keys

In light of the quarantine taking place with most churches it’s important that we take a deep breath and consider the challenge ahead for us as the church. Now you are called upon to lead worship online.

Women in Worship – 4 Keys to Raising Up Women Worship Leaders

My hope is that whether you have women worship leaders in your church currently or you are asking God to raise up female leaders for your team, you would find this a helpful place to gain insight.

Choosing Songs: 25 Ways to Pick Great Songs for Your Church

What is the best way to choose worship songs for your church? I put together a checklist of 25 things to look for in a good worship song.

9 Ways to Build Prayer Into a Worship Service

Getting prayer into your church means building prayer into the DNA of a congregation.

Simple Musical Settings of the Communion Liturgy

This year for Advent at my church we’re going to be singing these new settings of the communion liturgy that I wrote.

7 Keys to Becoming Invisible in Worship Leading

How to take yourself out of the equation in worship leading.

3 Things That Happen When You Hold a Silent Church Service

Have you ever tried a silent church service? Stillness is an under-utilized spiritual discipline that could be a very healthy addition to your worship.

6 Common Misconceptions About God’s Will

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about knowing God's will, especially when it comes to choosing a career path. Here are six errors I wish I had known long before last year.

Are Icons OK to Use in Prayer and Worship?

Given the church's history, it is understandable that the Protestants came along and threw the baby Jesus icon out with the bathwater. Literally. Should the modern church use religious icons or not?

How to Lead Worship with Limited Resources

Wondering how to lead worship with limited resources? The majority of worship leaders regularly find themselves leading under less than ideal conditions. So how should they respond?

Sheltering Mercy – Prayers Inspired by the Psalms

Sheltering Mercy is a prayer book is devotional in tone, written for personal use and designed as a beautiful, hard-cover legacy book that can be handed down generation to generation.

Writing Worship Songs: 3 Tips To Get Started

Know your audience, play your instrument well, these are good pointers, but out of the scope of this article. The focus here will be on writing worship songs people want to sing.

But Contemporary Worship Brings People to Jesus! … Right?

"At some point, we decided that the worship service was the best venue for evangelism."

9 Marks of a Healthy Worship Leader

While the term "worship leader" doesn't appear in the New Testament, the role nevertheless carries spiritual responsibility. Here are 9 marks of a healthy worship leader.

Greg Laurie on the Likelihood of Another Jesus Movement and Why...

Greg Laurie appears on the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what it was like to grow up in the middle of the Jesus People Movement and his thoughts on whether we'll see another awakening like it.

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