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3 Ways To Be a Worship Leader OFF Stage

What does it mean to be a worship leader off stage? Here are some important real-life insights to help you grow in this vital ministry.

The Epic Formula to Make Your Band Sound Great

We have to start with some basic principles when we’re thinking about arranging a large band. You can make your band sound great!

9 Reasons People Don’t Join in Worship Singing

Singing worship can be challenging. People around the world are sadly changing their church’s worship (often unintentionally) into a spectator event, as evidenced by the lack of singing worship from the congregation. Here's what's going on.

The Telltale Sign of a Lukewarm Worship Leader

Since worship leaders are not onstage as often as they are off the stage (everyday life), this really means a lukewarm worship leader spends very little time in prayer outside of gathered worship services.

Do People Need an Exciting Sunday Worship Service?

Bob Kauflin wonders what we mean when we want our worship to be more exciting. Let's discover more about what an exciting Sunday means.

Men, Be the Chief Repenters in Your Homes

Men, Be the Chief Repenters in Your Homes - The goal of repentance is not to manufacture peace among others with perfunctory repentance, but rather to turn to God wholly and completely.

Have You Walked Through Pain?

Most people who have been used greatly by God have also been greatly wounded. They’ve walked through pain. They bear some scars and they’ve carried crosses.

5 Qualities of Great Musicians

When certain musicians take hold of their instrument, magic happens. What are the qualities that make for engaging, powerful musicians, great musicians?

The 7-Minute Worship Team Check-In

Before your next worship team ehearsal do this one thing and it will transform the culture of your volunteer worship ministry.

Why It’s Important For Worship Leaders To Get Along With the Senior Pastor

Relational divides between pastors and worship leaders are one of the main reasons for short-tenured senior pastor and worship leader partnerships. We can only wonder how this disunity is impacting the church as a whole.

12 Sabbath Ideas for a Richer 7th-day Experience

Here are some Sabbath ideas from deep historical thinkers and practitioners on the topic (Abraham Joshua Heschel, Marva Dawn, Wayne Muller, Ruth Haley Barton, and many others), to enhance it and make it more what it was designed to be—transformative—in your life.

How to Build a Creative Culture

Right now, during this time of turmoil around the world, creativity will be vital in providing a roadmap out. And right now, this is the time to develop a creative culture inside your organization.

Is It Worth It to Attend a Worship Conference – 8 Cautions

Here are some important cautions we should consider before putting the next ministry or worship conference on our schedule.

The Main Ingredient in Effective Prayer

"It’s tragic how easily we can miss the main ingredient in effective prayer."

Worship Team Summer Tips to Deepen Your Roots

Summer is upon us, so here are some worship team summer tips to help your ministry grow deeper roots.

How to Read the Psalms

Here are five ways for how to read the psalms for all who long to lead biblical worship discover a rich and vital gift in the Bible’s longest book. In the words of one early church leader the Psalms are like a “gym for the soul.”

8 Keys to Personal Prayer

These are words that should be used to describe our personal prayer time with the Lord. Prayer should not be dry or stuffy; it should be warm and intimate.

Worship Planning: Resources To Prepare Your Team

Here's my 5 step worship planning process that allows me to hand over everything to my worship team to get them ready for worship. Follow each step to make your worship planning easy!

35 Questions First-Time Worship Guests Are Probably Asking

We’ve all heard the adage about only getting one shot at a first impression. First time worship guests are inevitably asking themselves questions about their worship service visits.

7 Days of Praying the Psalms – Start Here

Jesus, followers of Jesus, and before that, God’s covenant people, have been praying the Psalms—cumulatively, for thousands of years.

Digital Expert Brad Hill Shares With Ed Stetzer What ‘Spiritually Open’...

Brad Hill joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to explain just how valuable a resource the internet can be for pastors and why digital ministry is not merely an on-ramp to get people into church.

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