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The Next Worship Leaders

The next worship leaders are ready to act, taking their creative calling seriously and understanding the vital role worship leaders play in the holistic spiritual formation of the next Christians.

7 Reasons Why Worship Is Powerful

Worship is a war song, but it isn’t simply singing songs. It is a lifestyle. And ultimately, it is about how we relate to God.

20 Ways to Pray for Worship Leaders

Here are 20 ways to pray for worship leaders starting with: Pray for worship leaders that they never sacrifice their family for ministry since their family is ministry.

5 Keys to Intimacy With God and Others

Today, decide to pursue intimacy with God. It’s not until we make space for intimacy that we discover it. We find intimacy with God -- and others when we choose into it.

Monday Morning Worship Fatigue (And What to Do About It)

Someone once said that leading worship is like having a baby on Sunday only to realize you are pregnant again Monday morning.

Before You Worship

Before you worship try approaching worship expecting to give instead of getting. Expect to humble yourself, to silence your mouth and still your spirit.

5 Gifts Jesus Gives Us in the Lord’s Supper

When we read about the Lord's Supper in John 13, we discover not only the roots of the sacrament but also the secrets of Christian living. There are at least five diamonds shining out from the darkness of John 13.

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.

The Secret Battle Every Church Audio Technician Faces

To those who laugh at the idea of “spiritual warfare” on the equipment and the people in the technical arts of church audio, reconsider the power of worship and the enemy’s desire to make it stop.

Do Church Worship Bands Keep People From Singing?

Worship music and church worship bands have won the Sunday morning song battle – there’s no question about that.

How to Lead Worship for a Wedding

At some point, most worship leaders are asked to lead worship for a wedding. One of the great privileges of leading worship is to lead on the occasion of this very special day.

5 Reasons Praise and Lament Belong Together in Worship

The pervasiveness of lament in the Bible should lead us to question how well we are incorporating lament into our worship.

12 Ways to Grow Your Worship Ministry

I hope these 12 keys to growing your worship ministry challenge you like they challenge me. I have been leading worship and pastoring for over 30 years, but I still go back to this list to see what I need to work on!

99 Questions for Hiring a Worship Pastor

What I have found over the years through consulting and numerous conversations with senior pastors and executive pastors is that they simply don’t know what to ask when hiring a worship pastor.

Worship Flow – What It Is & How to Get It

Your worship should work smoothly in both theme and music. Here are some tips to help develop a worship flow.

What Does a Worship Leader Do?

What does a worship leader do? I was recently asked to describe my weekly schedule. Here is what works for me.

5 Bad Ideas That Will Make Your Service Fake

You feel fake vibes when hoping for authentic ones. Regardless, what makes a worship service fake might be boiled down to five basic things.

10 Defining Marks Of NextGen Worship Leaders

I am more committed than ever to celebrating, and reinforcing, the vocation of the nextGen worship leader in the ever-emerging world.

Singing Hymns in Church – 4 Reasons You Should Keep Them

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.

7 Ways to Overcome Satan

We must overcome Satan because the Bible makes it clear: We’re in a battle. It’s a battle we can’t escape with an Enemy we can’t see. As long as we confess Jesus as Lord and have the Spirit of God within us, Satan will do everything he can to destroy our faith.

UPDATED: SWBTS Announces Adam Greenway’s Resignation Following Social Media News Leak

Thursday evening, Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) twitterverse was chirping about the possibility of a big forthcoming announcement pertaining to the possible resignation of SWBTS president Adam Greenway.

Charlie Dates: Why Your Church Needs To Identify and Raise Up...

Charlie Dates joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss what makes preaching compelling and the role local churches play in cultivating preachers for the pulpit.

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