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The Death Of Billy Graham: What Place Does Music Hold In His Legacy?

The Death of Billy Graham: What Place Does Music Hold in His Legacy?

The one thing we see clearly is that the most far-reaching evangelist of the 20th century understood the power and appeal of music, and utilized it fully.
Tim Hawkins: Inappropriate Wedding Songs

Tim Hawkins: Inappropriate Wedding Songs

Comedian Tim Hawkins explores a range of songs that would create memorable moments at your wedding.
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It Would Take a ‘Divorce’ to Split MercyMe Up Nowadays

The band members of MercyMe take a moment to talk about what it takes to stay together for 20 years, the upcoming I Can Only Imagine movie, and the heart of worship music.
Strong Worship Leaders: The 18 Things They Avoid

Strong Worship Leaders: The 18 Things They Avoid

Strong worship leaders develop good attitudes and habits. They keep their heart, mind and spirit right before God and man. Check out these things that strong leaders don’t do, so you can grow and improve.
Three Distractions Your Worship Leader Heart Wrestles With

Three Distractions Your Worship Leader Heart Wrestles With

To me, it comes down to understanding that the local church is the house of God, not the “restaurant of God.” And in a house, we serve.
How to Plan a Grand Slam Worship Night for Your Church

How to Plan a Grand Slam Worship Night for Your Church

A time to step aside from the everyday rush and connect with God. An unhurried, uninterrupted night of worship. Believe it or not, it can be...
10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started Leading Worship

10 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Leading Worship

It is about shepherding people to the place where God's face is revealed.
Management Style of a Worship Leader

Management Style of a Worship Leader

One of the most challenging role of a Worship Pastor/Music Minister is serving as a manager/supervisor. As a manager/supervisor I am responsible for everything...
Reflections on “What Can Miserable Christians Sing?”

Reflections on “What Can Miserable Christians Sing?”

There is a major deficiency in Christian worship, a deficiency that is evident in both traditional and contemporary approaches: the absence of the language of lament.
3 Tips to Dealing With Criticism

3 Tips to Dealing With Criticism

How to deal with comments that challenge your ministry.
The Biggest Battle a Church Audio Tech Will Face

The Biggest Battle a Church Audio Tech Will Face

How to make it through this significant challenge.
Don't Give In to the Weekly Critique

Don’t Give In to the Weekly Critique

How to keep from getting down on yourself even after a difficult service.
Does God NEED Your Worship?

Does God NEED Your Worship?

When we adore something that is perfect and flawless in every way, we are simply showing our intelligence and good taste.
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Watch Matt Redman Worship God Over the City of Los Angeles

Matt Redman worships over the city of Los Angeles and then talks about the need for unity in America, specifically in the church.
9 Marks of a Healthy Worship Leader

9 Marks of a Healthy Worship Leader

I’m convinced these nine things are must-haves for anyone leading a congregation in song week after week.
Worship Planning: Resources to Prepare Your Team

Worship Planning: Resources to Prepare Your Team

You’ve got your pastor’s outline. Creativity is flowing. You know exactly what songs, where and when to use them. But now…how do you get the right resources for your team?
Understanding the Unique Ways Your Group Worships God

Understanding the Unique Ways Your Group Worships God

How can you apply this new appreciation of your members’ spiritual uniqueness?
The Surprising Secret to Musical Teamwork

The Surprising Secret to Musical Teamwork

How to make beautiful music together by playing less.
But Contemporary Worship Brings People to Jesus! ... Right?

But Contemporary Worship Brings People to Jesus! … Right?

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