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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.

hear the word

How Do You Listen to a Sermon?

From the Scriptures and catechism, we can draw out four principles that show whether or not we are sincere when we hear the Word.
Music Matters

3 Reasons Music Matters

We worship...but why do we do so with music?
prepare for worship

4 Ways to Really Prepare for Worship

Do you know how to prepare for worship on Sunday morning? If we aren’t prepared on Sunday to respond to God’s countless blessings that occurred all week, how could our worship leaders possibly lead enough songs to prepare us?
Great Songs for Worship

12 Keys to Picking Great Songs for Worship

Picking great songs for worship is one of the most important skills a worship leader needs to learn. There are many different kinds and levels of worship songs. Here are 12 keys to do it well.
what is a worship pastor

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."
social media

8 Social Media Trends for 2020 Most Relevant To The Church

More than 3.2 billion people worldwide are active on social media every day. It has become the way we communicate, relate and learn. As such, it is simply indispensable to the mission of the church. This means that keeping abreast of the biggest trends within social media is critical.
moral failure

What Constitutes “Moral Failure”?

Figuring out when it's time to remove someone from ministry.
tobymac's son

Watch TobyMac’s Song About His Son Who Died at 21

TobyMac's son, Truett, died unexpectedly last year. The artist has used song to process his grief over losing his eldest son. The result is both beautiful and heartbreaking.
Puritan worship

The Rule and Songs of Puritan Worship

When we build on the foundation of the Gospel in our worship, what rule should govern our building? By “rule” I mean what controls, regulates, and fills what we say and do in worship.
What's Your Philosophy of Worship?

What’s Your Philosophy of Worship?

Does your congregation have a Philosophy of Worship? If you are developing your own standards for your worship ministry, this is a good place to start.
reading your bible

4 Ways to Make Reading Your Bible a Daily Habit in 2020

How are you at reading your Bible on a regular basis? Research tells us that the more people engage with God’s Word the more they long to engage God’s Word.
Christian Music Albums

Here Are the Top 10 Christian Music Albums from 2019

Here are the top 10 Christian music albums in 2019. Lauren Daigle and the recently released Jesus Is King from Kanye West took the top 3 spots. Check out the rest and see if there are any you missed that came out this year, or just need to re-listen to.
christian worship

It Turns Out Christian Worship Music Is Surprisingly Timeless

Ever wonder how Christian worship music has changed over time? This creative video from David Wesley features him as a one-man a cappella choir doing brief renditions of worship songs sampled from the past 1,500 years!
lifting of hands in worship

10 Things You Should Know About the Lifting of Hands in Worship

Worship involves our bodies as well as our hearts and minds. Our posture tells a story.
worship

We Can Worship God Even When We Don’t Understand

As long as you can keep living for the picture of future glory in your mind, you can keep slogging through in the fog of your challenge and continue to worship Him.
The 21-Day Challenge

The 21-Day Challenge

How you can seek God intentionally over the next three weeks.
joy to the world

The Surprising History Behind ‘Joy to the World’

Did you know that "Joy to the World" was never intended to be a Christmas song? This is one reasons Claire Pfann, Academic Dean at the University of the Holy Land, calls it “one Christmas carol that is unlike all others."
pray

You May Not Know What to Pray, but the Holy Spirit Does

A lot of us say we want to live by faith, but the moment we can’t see or understand what God is doing, we throw up our hands to pray and say, “Are you even there, God?”
Christian Pick up Lines

55 of the Cheesiest Christian Pick Up Lines You’ve Ever Heard

Christian pick up lines are funny, awkward, cheesy, and if I ever hear my sons use them when they get older, I’ll disown them in the blink of an eye! Have you ever used one of these pick up lines before?
Musician

Shepherding Idle and Faint-Hearted Church Musicians

If you are a musician who serves in a worship band, hear this. It doesn’t matter if you are a volunteer or if you are paid. I want you to know that God is working through your musical act of worship, and I thank you for your faithfulness
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Asian churches are taking numerous precautions as they strive to contain the coronavirus. From temperature screening to limiting singing during services to suspending services, these churches have had to alter their worship patterns significantly.

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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.