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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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What Are You Going to Do With Christmas?

You don’t need to shutter Christmas just because of a pandemic! Think outside the box and come up with ways to really celebrate this season.
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Why It’s Important to Get Along With the Senior Pastor

Relational divides between pastors and worship leaders are one of the main reasons for short-tenured senior pastor and worship leader partnerships. We can only wonder how this disunity is impacting the church as a whole.
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Worship Spectators or Participators?

If those of us who lead worship want congregants to be participators rather than spectators, then we must facilitate worship not just depending on our own strengths and abilities.
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The Blessing of a Low-Tech Church in a High-Tech Pandemic

Pastoral ministry in 2020's pandemic is a constantly-changing landscape.
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A Modern Parable for Worship Leaders

The Master Worship Leader called three novices with various gifts, passions, and capabilities to lead worship in three churches with distinct characteristics and needs.
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Rejoicing Our Way Through 2020

Quick reminder, that as Paul wrote those verses, he was writing them from prison! We should listen up when someone writes us from prison and tells us to rejoice. And he was rejoicing! That the Gospel was advancing, that for him, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
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11 Ways I Am Minimizing the Downside of Using Social Media

To use social media or to not use social media. It is not a small choice as recent research is showing there are significant downsides to being on social media: less exposure to other viewpoints, more anger, your brain being trained to read in short bursts rather than deep reading, increased anxiety, and the list continues.
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10 Non-Negotiables for Worship Leaders

There is so much good and helpful advice for worship leaders out there that I thought I’d try my hand at condensing it all down into 10 non-negotiables for worship leaders.
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Painting During Worship

Live painting is an expression of faith. Live painting gives the visual artists in our church a venue for publicly expressing their faith through non-musical worship. We strongly believe that the non-verbal testimony of those who paint is as important as the verbal testimonies we share in our services.
J.C. Ryle

20 Awesome Things J.C. Ryle Said About Prayer

20 Awesome Things J.C. Ryle Said About Prayer #JCRyle #prayer
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The Main Ingredient in Effective Prayer

"It’s tragic how easily we can miss the main ingredient in effective prayer."
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Yes: Even Designated Audio/Video/Lighting Systems Need Protection

AVL (Audio/Video/Lighting) systems used by church tech teams elevate the worship experience utilize heavy resources. These systems need protection.
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Worship First; Technical Excellence Second

Selecting a worship leader means more than assessing tech skills, or even music skills. I know worship directors that don’t play guitar or piano, yet they lead the whole worship ministry from a soundboard or drum set, in churches of more than 3,000 people!
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The Pandemic Has Led Us to Decentralized Worship, And That’s Not a Bad Thing

Centralized and decentralized worship are both biblical and necessary if we are to faithfully love God and love our neighbors as we love ourselves. One can’t survive without the other.
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Does God Really Inhabit the Praises of His People?

The Bible is abundantly clear that the finished work of Christ made it possible for God to now permanently inhabit the human soul through the saving grace of the cross. As redeemed souls we are now the temple of the Holy Spirit.
The Ultimate Church Live Streaming Equipment List

The Ultimate Church Live Streaming Equipment List

What type of live streaming equipment should you use for church live streaming? If you want to create a professional live stream, your smartphone won’t provide the quality or features that you need. For pro video and sound, you need pro equipment.
worship leaders

7 Things Worship Leaders Won’t Tell You

Worship leaders are often a little eccentric. After all, we are musicians, with artistic dispositions and complex temperaments and unique ways of expressing ourselves. If there are tattoos in the sanctuary, chances are, the worship leader is the one wearing them.
choir members

Pandemic Challenges Music Ministers, Choir Members

Music ministers are all too familiar with research suggesting that choir members singing ranks with coughing as a coronavirus spreader.
Evangelicals

Coronavirus Has Unveiled the Liturgical Poverty of Evangelicals

Evangelicals don’t want anything that has to be dispensed by a religious practitioner getting in the way of the individual believer hearing the Word and responding to it. 
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How to Choose Worship Songs: 25 Ways to Pick Good Songs for Your Church

What is the best way to choose worship songs for your church? I put together a checklist of 25 things to look for in a good worship song.
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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.