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9 Essentials of a Great Worship Leader

What should you look for a in a worship leader for your church?

Nine Postures of Worship

The Psalms have given us nine different postures of worship: heart expressions, not actual postures. These expressions stem from David's desire to worship the Lord wholeheartedly and without reservation.

4 Ways We Carry the Presence of God

Has your worship grown stale? Maybe you are not worshiping in the presence of God. There are a lot of reasons that God's presence might be hard to find, but a worshiper cannot maintain religious integrity by allowing empty worship.

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.

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?

10 Worship Guidelines from an Early Church Service

These examples from an early church service show us how the early Church lived out its life in worship of God.

Make Sure You Understand Your CCLI Video License

By now many churches have a CCLI video license, but do you understand what it allows and what it prohibits?

How to Develop Your Worship Ministry Vision

Here is a test to see if you should keep reading this article: Write down your worship ministry vision in its tangible expressions, how you will get there and what help you will need in less than one or two paragraphs.

How to Tune a 12-String Guitar

With standard tuning, your 12-string guitar will play just like your 6-string guitar does. You just have to keep in mind that you’re tuning six pairs of guitar strings and not 12 separate strings.

7 Ideas for Christmas Worship

Think outside the box and come up with ways to really celebrate this season. Here are seven ideas for Christmas worship to get your creative juices going.

A Christmas Skit for Any Size Church

Sometimes we’ll come up with an idea no one else has tried and give it a shot. The most successful Christmas skit we’ve ever done is one I wrote a few years ago.

How to Run a Great Worship Team Meeting

In a worship team meeting, Each worship element is not pre-determined but developed together as a group.

Can Worship Song Slides Reveal Your Theology?

Just as songs speak volumes about our hearts. the worship song slides we display shares our visual theology.

4 Mentoring Pitfalls Every Leader Must Know

When we are mentoring someone, there are areas of our leadership that the enemy would like to capitalize on to bring us – and the person we are mentoring – down.

How to Keep Team Members – 4 Ways to Care for Them

Once you’ve recruited musicians, your sound team, your leaders, and your media techs – the question becomes how to keep team members? And how to keep team members for the long haul.

Worship at a Memorial Service – 5 Preparatory Questions

If you’ve ever been asked to lead worship for a funeral or memorial service, you know just how daunting it can be. How do we go about leading the music for such a pivotal, emotional event in so many peoples’ lives?

Worship Etymology – And Why It’s Important

As worshippers, we want to know all we can about worship; not only how to worship but what worship is all about. That's why worship etymology is so important.

Expensive New Sound System – and Lousy Sound?

The state-of-the-art new sound system is rolled into the new church, and on the grand opening they end up with music that sounds like it came out of a tin can.

Darlene Zschech: 10 Essential Traits of a Worship Pastor

What is a worship pastor? According to Darlene Zschech: "I believe in my heart of hearts that the worship pastor of a team does not have to be the most talented, the most eloquent, the most gifted writer."

What 2020 Taught Worship Leaders

Worship Leaders have really been put to the test in the last year. It is time for a major disruption in the worship paradigm of the church. 2020 set the stage, and we’re ready for a change.

Matt Chandler, Part 2: How Parents Can Make the Most of...

Matt Chandler joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share how parents can use time, moments and milestones to point their children to the goodness of God.

Worship & Creative How To's