Articles for Worship & Creative

Articles for Worship & Creative

Articles for worship & creative leaders help them face daunting challenges to lead their churches into relevant, meaningful, and God-filled worship. More than ever, worship leaders need worship resources and creative resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in worship. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every worship pastor. If you serve on a church staff as a worship leader, musician, song leader, creative director, or any other worship role, you’ll find must-have worship resources and connections to a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide. Worship & creative leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, articles for worship & creative leaders, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of worship & creative leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for worship leadership. Leading your church in worship is not only about music and the arts, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

Insecure Worship Leaders: Why It's Time for Deep Work

Insecure Worship Leaders: Why It’s Time for Deep Work

Insecure worship leaders, what is holding you back?
What Does a Full-Time Worship Minister Do?

What Does a Full-Time Worship Pastor Do?

A sample of what a day in the life of a full-time worship pastor looks like.
Why the Church Needs War Ready Lyrics

Why the Church Needs War Ready Lyrics

The first are the obvious songs which were sung on the way to war. 1 Chronicles 20 is an example of this type of song—where singers are appointed to lead the army to battle with song.
prayer for worship service

9 Ways to Build Prayer Into a Worship Service

Getting prayer into your church means building prayer into the DNA of a congregation.
Kids Worship

Kids Worship: Get on Their Level to Point Them to Jesus

Have you ever led kids in worship? Kids worship is night and day different than leading adults.
Lukewarm Worship Pastor

A Telltale Sign of a Lukewarm Worship Pastor

When worship leaders pray more onstage than offstage.
Things Jesus Said

10 BIG Things Jesus Said That We Often Forget

Jesus gave us many incredible commands and promises. Here are the ones we often conveniently fail to remember.
Memorizing Scripture

Memorizing Scripture: One Encouragement and One Warning

In this moment of being challenged about memorizing Scripture, I felt convicted by the Holy Spirit to devote myself to hiding God’s Word in my heart.
Songs CAUSE Worship?

Can Our Songs CAUSE Worship?

Cause and Effect is a relationship in which a person, action or thing makes another thing, action or event occur. Can we cause worship to happen?
Sunday After Easter

Will the Sunday After Easter Be a Letdown?

Easter is a major event in your church, but don't let it make every other week less holy.
How to Create Effective Worship Rehearsals

How to Create Effective Worship Rehearsals

On a scale of 1-10, how much do you love worship rehearsals?
Easter and Spiritual Warfare

The Good News of Easter and Spiritual Warfare

Easter isn’t about candy, Sunday dresses, ham dinners or Easter egg hunts—there's Good News in understanding Easter and spiritual warfare.
Worship Bands

A Reason to Be Suspicious of Worship Bands

Worship is ever in danger of becoming a commodity of branded consumer goods.
One-Sentence Prayers

20 One-Sentence Prayers That Will Consistently Change Your Day

These prayers will help you lean on God during your busiest days.
Bible Study

When Bible Study, Prayer and Corporate Worship Aren’t Helping

I was sure I could make it all work if I just tried harder. And try harder I did—to the point that I was not only exhausted from ministry but exhausted from trying to become a better person.
good friday reflection

Good Friday Reflection: The Final Word of Reunion

Consider this for your Good Friday reflection: Jesus' final word from the cross, following his Word of Triumph, was the word of reunion.
Resurrection Songs

Resurrection Songs to Sing Together on Easter

Bob Kauflin offers some ideas for resurrection songs for Holy Week.
A Simple, Ancient Way to Expand Your Worship Themes

A Simple, Ancient Way to Expand Your Worship Themes

How the church calendar can help your worship plans.
misconceptions about God

6 Common Misconceptions About God’s Will

There are a lot of misconceptions about God's will out there, especially when it comes to choosing a career path. Here are six of them that I wish I had known long before last year.

Be Honest: Are You Dreading Easter Week?

Find yourself dreading Easter? Holy Week can be one of the most stressful times of the year for worship leaders — here's how to cope.
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