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Worship Leading Takes Work

Have you had those weeks in worship when you have prepared diligently, rehearsed the team, practiced the cues and got everything “right” but then when church happened, it all fell apart?

Top 100 Worship Songs For Fall 2019

To help you find something fresh to your upcoming setlists, PraiseCharts has compiled a list of the top 100 trending worship songs.

Training Team Members Starts with the Basics

I don’t think it would shock you that if I said that when training new team members, it is important to start with the basics, and keep things simple. Unfortunately, too often, we do the complete opposite!

How To Evaluate and Improve Your Church Website

Have you ever visited a church website that just made you cringe a little? Maybe the content was out-of-date, the homepage was confusing and jumbled, or maybe it just looked old.

Listening Skills for Worship Musicians

Becoming a better worship band player involves development in many practical, musical and theological ways and all are important, but one of the key musical skills that can be worked on is learning to listen. In fact a professional musician friend of mine says that in a worship band setting…

Song Introduction: 4 Ways To Do It Right

On Tuesday morning a new song comes across the wire and you are inspired. It’s got everything you look for: solid biblical lyrics, a soaring melody that manages to hang within the congregational range and a killer guitar hook that stays with you for days. Sunday arrives and you let…

Stop Blaming Music for Worship Conflict

We often blame music for what only a healthier biblical theology of worship can fix. The sole emphasis on music as the primary worship offering may have actually hindered worship understanding and exacerbated worship conflicts.

How Worship Works In Concert With Other Church Ministries To Make Disciples

As worship pastors, we can get so caught up in what I call the conservatory approach to music ministry that we lose sight of our mission. This approach focuses on musical excellence and developing great choirs, worship teams, orchestras, and bands. Those are worthy goals, but we run the risk…
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