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Help Your Creatives Discover Team Greatness

When dealing with creative teams, some leaders feel the need to be experts in the area they lead, others are convinced that holding high standards is the secret, and still, others think organizational expertise is the key. But the real key is team greatness.

5 Reasons Praise and Lament Belong Together in Worship

The pervasiveness of lament in the Bible should lead us to question how well we are incorporating lament into our worship.

The Ten Commandments of Worship Slides

Your screen content is one of the most visible venues for everyone in your church. It’s worth the effort and time to make your worship slides and screen content impactful.

Guests Return to Worship Services Because of These 9 Surprises

Most of the respondents said they were “delighted” or “surprised,” and that the one event made guests return to the church.

Oh Oh Ooh Ooh La La, Whoa

I’ve been thinking about the use of generic syllables in congregational singing for a while now. It’s not a new phenomenon. An increasing number of modern worship songs feature syllables like oh oh ooh and whoa.

How To Guarantee You WON’T Grow Spiritually

You can’t escape the New Testament’s overwhelming pulse that God commands us to intentionally pursue Him, that to grow spiritually is our job as Christians.

You CAN Rule Your Heart – It’s a Part of Worship

As a worship leader, one of the most beneficial things we can do for our congregation is to demonstrate how to rule your heart, and bring forth praise--not because we do (or don't) feel like it, but because God is worthy.

7 Ways To Overcome Satan

We must overcome Satan because the Bible makes it clear: We’re in a battle. It’s a battle we can’t escape with an Enemy we can’t see. As long as we confess Jesus as Lord and have the Spirit of God within us, Satan will do everything he can to destroy our faith.

5 Tips on Handling Angry People

I have observed that worship leaders, pastors, and church planters, live in a constant state of being either angry, depressed or delusional, perhaps because we are often handling angry people.

Me, Bob Wiley and the Grace to Be Cheerful

Day after day I come back to Jesus, like Bob Wiley to Dr. Marvin in “What About Bob” and cry out, “I need, I need, I need, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme.” I need grace. I need joy. I need strength.  For even the smallest things.

20 Things Pastors and Worship Leaders Should Say to Each Other More Often

It's easy for a church staff to fall into "silos," where each one does their work and steers clear of other staff members. We might even do a good job within that silo, but the church deserves better. Pastors and worship leaders need to communicate, often--and with encouragement.

Walkdowns in Worship

Almost every song ever written has either walkdowns or walk-ups. Think of how the bass walks down in choruses like “Jesus, Lover of My Soul,” “There is None like You,” “As the Deer,” or “Mr. Bojangles.”

The Best Speakers For Church – And Where to Put Them

These tips make sure that the best speakers for. church are in the perfect spot every time.

How to Become a Better Electric Guitarist

While an electric guitarist in church isn’t going to end up on professional recordings, learning to play like a studio guitarist will benefit any player.

Best Auto Tracking Cameras for Church

As the demand for video streaming exponentially grows, auto tracking cameras are definitely changing the game. Here we have compiled the best auto tracking cameras available.

Writing Worship Songs: 3 Tips To Get Started

Know your audience, play your instrument well, these are good pointers, but out of the scope of this article. The focus here will be on writing worship songs people want to sing.

12 Ways to Get Rid of Your Worship Leader

A tongue-in-cheek guide to get rid of a worship leader. These are 12 surefire, guaranteed ways to make sure your worship minister never comes back. Discover 12 ways to get rid of your worship leader.

Worshipping With the Great Cloud of Witnesses

Who knew we could find living faith among the dead? You might as well have told me to go to a church filled with zombies. But in the book of Hebrews we learn something amazing: our life of worship is seen by a great cloud of witenesses (Hebrews 12:1-2).

PTZ Cameras for Church — or Camcorders?

Although these are excellent cameras, more and more of these organizations are switching to PTZ cameras for church (pan/tilt/zoom cameras) instead.

How to Design Successful Worship Ministry Goals

Are your worship ministry goals designed for success? Don't handicap your worship ministry with weak goals.  Progress and momentum are closer than you think.

Willie and Korie Robertson: ‘The Blind’ Is Tough Viewing But Showcases...

Willie Robertson, one of Phil Robertson’s sons and the current CEO of Duck Commander, recently addressed the challenge of viewing his family’s struggles on the big screen in the new movie, "The Blind."

Arthur Brooks: Why You Don’t Need To Have a Midlife (Ministry)...

Dr. Arthur Brooks joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share what few people realize about professional decline and how church leaders can make the most of the second half of their lives.

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