Worship & Creative Leaders

Worship & Creative Leaders

Today’s worship & creative leaders 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, teaching tips, 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.

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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.
6 Common Misconceptions About God’s Will

6 Common Misconceptions About God’s Will

I’m tired of the question, “Where is God calling you?” because I believe we already have the answer to this question. Here are six common misconceptions about God's will, specifically when it comes to choosing a career path, 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.

How Exciting Should Sunday Be?

Bob Kauflin wonders what we mean when we want our worship to be more exciting.

Song Ideas for Good Friday and Easter

Glenn Packiam gives a few song ideas for Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
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Church Entertainment Fatigue—Are People Tired of the Church’s Glitzy Stage?

"We as the church will always lose our way when anything other than Jesus captures our attention."
Steeplejacking: Hostile Takeover in Worship?

Steeplejacking: Hostile Takeover in Worship?

Steeplejacking is a coined term that describes the attempt to infiltrate, influence and take-over an existing congregation.
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Prayer for Anxiety: When You’re Overwhelmed

As one who has struggled with an anxiety disorder for most of my adult life, I know just how important prayer for anxiety is.

20 Differences Between the Psalms and Modern Worship Songs

"Beware of presumption. We serve a holy God, not a cuddly best mate."

Is the Smartphone Killing Weekend Church Services?

"You only have to be in your 20s to realize how much things have changed in the last decade."
Music

Should We Use Secular Music in Worship?

We should be very intentional about the use of popular music, and our motive should be to communicate truth, not simply to be “relevant” or attract more people.
What Praise Is and What It Does

What Praise Is and What It Does

“Praise not merely expresses but completes the enjoyment.” —C. S. Lewis

Leading Multigenerational Worship: 9 Best Practices

If you lead worship in a local church, there’s a good chance it is multigenerational worship.
The Worship Experience and Consumerism: What You Need to Know

The Worship Experience and Consumerism: What You Need to Know

We call Sundays a "worship experience" but an experience is something that is done to us or for us; worship is something we do.
What King David Teaches Us About Worship

What King David Teaches Us About Worship

I love the story of King David dancing in 2 Samuel 6 when the ark of the covenant is brought into Jerusalem. David’s heart of worship is on full display and provides worship leaders (and all worshippers for that matter) with a challenging example.

Katy Perry Tears Up Over Fellow ‘Church Kid’s’ Audition

Contestant Kalifa Wilson, aka “Kai the Singer,” moved the American Idol judges to tears with her audition. She credits her church with supporting her as a musician and helping her make it to the show.
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The Most Powerful Worship Song You Will Ever Sing

How to move beyond the singing a worship song and into the living.
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5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Modern Worship

Glenn Packiam explores some common critiques to modern worship and finds some surprising answers.
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Kara Powell: Teens Want Faith, Not Church

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Worship and Creative Leaders

Today’s worship leaders 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 leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of worship pastors 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.