PODCAST: Jon Nicol talks about the systems that can make your worship ministry run effectively and successfully, or run off the rails.
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.”
WorshipOnline has curated a list.
Consider how you’d change your mix to make up for missing instruments.
PODCAST: David Santistevan interviews veteran worship leader Charlie Hall.
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…
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.
PODCAST: Aaron Niequist discusses his book, The Eternal Current, and how the ideas in this book might help reshape our corporate worship, and even our personal faith.
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.
Mike Harland talks about the Service of Remembrance – a memorial to those who have died in the Lord.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.