When Worship Ministry Is Hard

In life, there are countless moments when you feel stressed or overwhelmed. As a worship leader, even more so. In the following article, David W. Manner discusses when and how to be strong, even when its hard.
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Adding New Skills To Your Songwriting Inspiration

Great songwriting is built on timeless principles and techniques of communication. While finding inspiration is a key element, fulfilling a specific call to draw believers into deeper worship shouldn’t be left up to chance. Set yourself up for a lifetime of powerful songwriting and lose the frustration of a hit-or-miss…

Secret Sauce For Your Live Stream Mix (Panning)

The live stream mix on it’s own can sound one-dimensional and lifeless. It’s almost like you took the room mix and stripped it of all its energy. So, let’s talk about using panning in your live stream mix because it’s going to make a big difference.

6 Ways To Promote Easter Using Social Media

Social media has become a more prominent communication tool for churches during the pandemic. When you haven’t been able to see people in-person, you’ve probably shared sermon videos and offered encouragement with those connected to the church’s social media channels. With that in mind, here are 6 ways to promote…

4 Lessons The Church Learned In 2020

Church leaders have a unique responsibility to become students of the times. There’s no question that 2020 was a trying time for everyone, but what does it have to teach church leaders specifically? Here are four lessons we need to recognize.

Jumpstart Your Worship Planning Creativity is 19 years old! The first email newsletter went out to about 400 people on February 11, 2002 (in the heyday, right before the blog explosion, the newsletter amassed over 100,000 subscribers.) At the time I was the music…
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Christmas Eve Webinar Watch the Christmas Eve ideas webinar hosted by Justin Blaney’s Innovate for…

Worship Marketing?

What’s your new year’s resolution? Instead of making one for yourself, why not…


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