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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.
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How to Lead Effective Rehearsals

Ineffective and unenjoyable rehearsals are worship team morale killers and congregational engagement limiters.
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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."
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9 Essentials of a Great Worship Leader

What should you look for a in a worship leader for your church?
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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?
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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.
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Brandon Cox: My Modern Creed for Worship

The desire for deeper roots in something historical and more eternally enduring than the latest trends and fads American Christianity may be wrestling with has driven me to articulate my own modern creed.
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Does Your Worship Ministry Have a “Farm Team?”

In worship ministry thinking about keeping younger players or finding future players, singers, or even a primary worship leader is rarely a consideration until a vacancy occurs.
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Seven 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.
Top 10 Worship Leading Tips

Top 10 Worship Leading Tips

Veteran musician and worship leader Tony Guerrero offers his very best advice for worship leaders.
Success Is in the Details: Worship Team Meetings

Success Is in the Details: Worship Team Meetings

Every church, regardless of congregational size and worship design team experience, can learn something from a self-evaluation process. There are a number of details to cover in a worship team meeting.
7 Christmas Eve Service Ideas That Work

7 Christmas Eve Service Ideas That Work

We’ve decided to put all our musical eggs in the Christmas Eve basket because it’s THE service of the year (along with Easter Sunday).
7 Steps to Running a Great Rehearsal

7 Steps to Running a Great Rehearsal

How to make sure this important time is as good as it can be.
Defining "Contemporary Worship"

Defining “Contemporary Worship”

It can be a difficult thing to call worship contemporary. The true translation makes it too unclear.
A Guide for Insensitive Musicians

Top 10 Do’s & Don’ts: A Guide for Insensitive Musicians

All musicians, regardless of their Christianity and their right-mindedness and generous hearts, have a little bit of pride lurking down deep in the soul.
Is There a Place for Performance in Worship?

Is There a Place for Performance in Worship?

Fred McKinnon unpacks the nuances of the dreaded 'P' word.
5 Ways to Grow a Better Stage Presence

5 Ways to Grow a Better Stage Presence

Many feel that it is something only “performers” should be worrying about, not us in the church.

Tips for Leading Liturgy

If you're thinking about incorporating liturgy into your worship services, these tips can help.

Tips to Keep Your Church Tech in Great Shape

Use these ideas to make sure you're keeping your equipment in tip-top condition.

How to Give Worship Structure—Without Losing Creativity

It's essential to keep in mind the structure of the Gospel when leading worship, but it's just as important to not get stuck in a rut.
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