The Modern Worship Movement Isn’t the Problem

If you have been a part of any number of worship related Facebook groups or conversations you have probably run into this article that quotes Keith Getty as saying that the modern worship movement is “utterly dangerous” resulting in the “de-Christianizing of God’s people.”

Using The Worship Sourcebook: Practicing the Work of the People

While spoken liturgies may not be the norm for many, The Worship Sourcebook is valuable as a teaching tool to expand our concept of worship’s purpose. Underlying all our worship is a rhythm of call and response and the understanding that worship is the work of all the people, not just those…

Music May Be Killing Intergenerational Worship

How can congregations expect to have healthy intergenerational worship on Sunday when they segregate by age in all of their other ministries throughout the week? Then the only time various generations connect is during an hour on Sunday around songs one generation or the other doesn’t particularly like.

Creating a Worshipful Atmosphere with Your Songwriting

It seemed popular for a season to cry out for “more of Him.” Still, if we want to raise the biblical quality of our songwriting, we’ve got to remember He’s already given us all of Himself, there’s no more to give.

Through the Valley

Mike Harland talks about the Service of Remembrance – a memorial to those who have died in the Lord.

3 Things Music Leaders Should Never Waste

If God sends someone to your ministry that has a specific talent, find a way to use it for the benefit of all. If you will be faithful to do this, you will never lack for people with talent to be attracted to your ministry. God will bless this more…

The Future of Multisite

PODCAST: Some of the churches who were early adopters and innovators at the beginning of the multisite movement are now at a place where they are looking to grow in new ways.

When You’re Tired Of Leading Worship

You’ve rehearsed with your team. Confirmed the service elements. Dialed in the Lyrics. Everyone else seems to be ready except you. It’s time to sing but you don’t want to open your mouth. It’s time to praise but there’s no strength to lift your hands.

50 Worship Leader Self-Evaluation Questions

As worship leaders we sometimes don’t consider evaluating our own leadership until we receive complaints about something we are or aren’t doing or singing. Consequently, when those criticisms occur our responses are usually defensive rather than corrective.

Mic Techniques for Vocalists: Frustrated? Why?

While many have told their singer the “what” and “how” of mic technique, rarely do they explain the why. Few give the singers a physical demonstration to show why it is so important.


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