Private worship comes before public worship. Our priorities need to be in that order. If we are not investing in our own personal, private time with the Lord in worship and in the Word, we cannot lead from a place of overflow in public places.
I have a friend who went to a conference. The day he came back, he found out that the youth director had been having an affair with the church organist, and both left their families, quitting their jobs at the same time. Oh, and it was two weeks before Easter.
PODCAST: It can be that guys today have a hard time seeing the value of church. Some men believe it’s geared more toward women while others may be wrestling with trust and shame issues.
Did you know that according to Wallethub’s 2018 Easter projections, Easter was the most popular day to attend church all year with 50.5% of the U.S. population attending a church service (I’m sure 2019 will follow suit). This means that it’s more important than ever for you to be prepared.
For many families, Easter and Christmas time are the two Sundays of the year when they find themselves needing to be in your church building. So whether it is because of tradition, conviction, or something more, you will have a different audience in your Easter service. So how are you…
A common trend for most modern services is to create a memorable experience for attendees during a Christmas and Easter service, to help create a desire in each individual to come back to church for a “normal” service.
When you know that a small number of people will attend a worship service, how can you use this as a benefit for spiritual growth for yourself and your congregation?
Worship leaders live under a tremendous pressure to perform. The demands and stress of the position can lead to relational conflict, burnout, family crisis and even forced termination.
PODCAST: This week’s WorshipLife Podcast covers topics ranging from isolating yourself from the rest of the church, to refusing to be teachable.
For many churches, the pianist has retired or moved away and there is no one in the church with the skills to fill the position. For churches with organs, perhaps no one is available and capable to play them. For our churches that want to incorporate a worship band, they…
Drummer Josh Ward is now using HeartBeat cymbals and he’s fallen in love.
Because the guitar can be used differently, depending on the arrangement, there are different ways to mix it, sometimes during the same song.
Stage design: Joe Cross from Momentum Church in Gulf Breeze, FL brings us this shimmery cross look from their Easter services.
You can talk to thousands of people who used to volunteer or lead at a church who will tell you they no longer attend. Or maybe they attend, but it’s just ‘not the same’.
God’s revelation (cause) is when He offers us a glimpse of His activity, His will, His attributes, His judgment, His discipline, His comfort, His hope and His promises. Our response (effect) is the sometimes spontaneous and sometimes premeditated reply to that revelation… worship.