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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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In-Ear or In-The-Sanctuary: You Can Set Up a Killer Personal Monitoring System

Today, entry-level personal monitoring systems feature wireless in-ear monitoring (IEM) systems including transmitter, bodypack, receiver, and earphones are far less expensive than the equipment that first came on the scene in many mega-churches nearly 20 years ago.
Songs That Preach

Songs That Preach

Songs that preach communicate biblically, theologically, and doctrinally. Our songs must be sung with the integrity of adequate external preparation that springs forth from internal conviction.
Digital Presence That Defies the Ordinary

Digital Presence That Defies the Ordinary

When I think about the church's digital presence, my mind returns to the same principles that guided the building committee years ago.
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Should Worship Be Physically Expressive?

"What if the Psalms do not simply give us language but also give us actions, things to do, ways to embody our worship, prayer and praise?"
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Streaming Video Is NOT the Same as Church Online

Church online is direct-to-camera. Church online is interactive. Church online is an intentional effort to disciple a growing online congregation. Streaming video is passive.
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3 Improvements for Leading Worship Online

Here are three improvements I've discovered for leading worship online that will remove some of that fear and discomfort and help you engage with your unseen church family.
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How to Create a Virtual Choir (Band, Praise Team, Orchestra) Video

Several churches have introduced virtual choir videos to Facebook, their worship streams and more. I have had several questions about how to do this. Here's how I did one myself.
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How to Use the Bible on Your Phone

In this age of the internet and smartphones, having a digital Bible can be an incredible tool for evangelism and discipleship.
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6 Surprises About Church Gathering Again

As you meet for in-person worship gatherings once again, there are a handful of things that may take you by surprise.
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16 Charles Spurgeon Quotes That Will Stir Your Zeal for Prayer

Charles Spurgeon believed his ministry benefited from the prayers of his people more than anything else. These 20 Charles Spurgeon quotes will encourage and inspire you to greater prayer.
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Is Your Streamed Worship Complying with Copyright Laws?

If you are like many churches, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused you to rely heavily on livestreaming your services. But do those services comply with church copyright requirements?
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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.