Articles for Worship & Creative
Arranging a band is a challenge, but a welcome one if you’re part of the worship ministry of your church. Here are a few tips to keep your band growing and to make music together.
What we’ve called worship wars began in the late 60’s and early 70’s when the Jesus Movement was bringing in younger people who wanted to experience God in a different way.
The Behringer X32 the so good it singlehandedly rescued the reputation of the Behringer brand. But is it the best digital mixer for church, or does your church need it, or any digital mixer for that matter?
Davidic worship can teach us a lot about how to glorify God. 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 with a challenging example.
Music ministry is one of the most vital ministries in the local church and should be viewed as a sacred office. Discovering your call begins with a DESIRE to be used by God to impact the local church and the world around you.
In one year, this congregation sings louder, more heartily, and more of them sing.
Purposeful worship means it occurs from the inside out, not the outside in. Thomas a Kempis said it this way, “A good devout person first arranges inwardly the things to be done outwardly.”
Before you sign away your song, remember that the "royalty" may not be its own reward.
Anxieties are high. Fear is strong. Faith feels like a thread running through a tapestry laced with thousands of threads of heartache. But worship takes me beyond reason.
Have you ever noticed that when men worship, they tend not to sing as much as women do? I have a theory about why that is.
These prayers will help you lean on God during your busiest days.
Do you know how to prepare for worship on Sunday morning? If we aren’t prepared on Sunday to respond to God’s countless blessings that occurred all week, how could our worship leaders possibly lead enough songs to prepare us?
Should ministry leaders include secular music in church? Part of the answer to this question is that our motive should always be to communicate truth, not simply to be “relevant” or attract more people.
We worship...but why do we do so with music?
The language of lament is found in more than half of the psalms but is largely absent in much of the Protestant culture. Congregational...
Songs that preach communicate biblically, theologically, and doctrinally. Our songs must be sung with the integrity of adequate external preparation that springs forth from internal conviction.
When you look at a blank slate each week, need to build a set list and wonder where to start, start with the core.
Just because you praise God on Sundays doesn't mean you don't need to spend time with Him during the week. Here are three ideas.
Sexual abuse survivors and church leaders inside and outside the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) are reacting with grief and shock to a Tuesday decision from the SBC Executive Committee.
"It's not about becoming like Julia Child," says Ann Voskamp. "Hospitality is about welcoming in the marginalized as the next child of God."