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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."

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?

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.

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.

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.

7 Steps to Running a Great Rehearsal

How to make sure this important time is as good as it can be.

Defining “Contemporary Worship”

It can be a difficult thing to call worship contemporary. The true translation makes it too unclear.

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?

Fred McKinnon unpacks the nuances of the dreaded 'P' word.

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.

12 Essential Habits for Smart Musicians

Whether you're a seasoned pro or a new leader, these tips can help you succeed.

A Video Projection Size and Brightness Cheat Sheet

Make your projected video live up to its potential with these tips.

Some Quick & Dirty Leadership Lessons I Learned When I Bought the Massive iPhone 6 Plus

"Spend enough time adapting to change and you will find a new and better normal."

10 Ways to Use In-Ear Monitors the RIGHT Way

How your church musicians can benefit from these small speakers.

How to Delegate the Right Way

Every good leader needs to delegate. Here's how to do so the right way.

Worship & Creative How To's