Articles for Worship & Creative

Articles for Worship & Creative

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Is the Smartphone Killing Weekend Church Services?

"You only have to be in your 20s to realize how much things have changed in the last decade."
Music

Should We Use Secular Music in Worship?

We should be very intentional about the use of popular music, and our motive should be to communicate truth, not simply to be “relevant” or attract more people.
What Praise Is and What It Does

What Praise Is and What It Does

“Praise not merely expresses but completes the enjoyment.” —C. S. Lewis

Leading Multigenerational Worship: 9 Best Practices

If you lead worship in a local church, there’s a good chance it is multigenerational worship.
The Worship Experience and Consumerism: What You Need to Know

The Worship Experience and Consumerism: What You Need to Know

We call Sundays a "worship experience" but an experience is something that is done to us or for us; worship is something we do.
What King David Teaches Us About Worship

What King David Teaches Us About Worship

I love the story of King David dancing in 2 Samuel 6 when the ark of the covenant is brought into Jerusalem. David’s heart of worship is on full display and provides worship leaders (and all worshippers for that matter) with a challenging example.
worship song

The Most Powerful Worship Song You Will Ever Sing

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

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Modern Worship

Glenn Packiam explores some common critiques to modern worship and finds some surprising answers.

Songs for an Ash Wednesday Service

One leader shares his suggested choices for an Ash Wednesday service.
12 Ways to Get Rid of Your Worship Leader

12 Ways to Get Rid of Your Worship Leader So They’ll Never Come Back

A tongue-in-cheek guide to get rid of a worship leader.
How To Make Worship Rehearsals Shorter (And Better)

How to Make Worship Rehearsals Shorter (and Better)

For all of the different ways worship rehearsals can be approached, there is always a way to do more in less time.
Disappointing Worship Services

Disappointing Worship Services

"Place your hope in that invincible purpose, and you will never be disappointed."
This Is Why Singing in Church Matters

This Is Why Singing in Church Matters

Singing matters. Here are a few reasons why...
Kids Worship: Why Lyrics Matter

Kids Worship: Why Lyrics Matter

In kids worship, lyrics are so important.
Worship Leaders Sabbath: If Sunday Isn't Sabbath, When Is?

Worship Leaders Sabbath: If Sunday Isn’t Sabbath, When Is?

Worship leaders' Sabbath: Sunday isn’t a day of rest for those of us with worship leading responsibilities.
What a Worship Leader ACTUALLY Does

The Pastor As Worship Leader

Do you imagine the pastor as worship leader? Pastors should give leadership, guidance and direction to all aspects of the worship service.
5 Ways to Determine the God You Worship

5 Ways to Determine the God You Worship

Here are 5 gauges to check to determine the God you worship...
6 Weekly Rhythms Every Worship Pastor Needs Off-Stage

6 Weekly Rhythms Every Worship Pastor Needs Off-Stage

Weekly rhythms will help any worship leader create stronger weekend worship experiences. 
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Are You Cheating on God? 8 Questions That Reveal Your Ultimate Heart’s Desire

"Your heart's ultimate desire is the one thing you sacrifice most for."
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