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Top 10 Posts of 2013


2013 has been the busiest year ever here at, with almost 390,000 page views. Here are the most popular posts in 2013:

1. Why You Shouldn’t Use Secular Songs In Worship
I’ve always been on the fence about doing secular songs in worship. I personally don’t care for it but have played them when a pastor has asked. However, a recent trip to Elevation Church has caused me to make up my mind.

2. Cell Phones in Church!
Westminster Presbyterian Church in Burbank’s cell phone video has over 1 million views on YouTube!

3. Worship Trends: You’re Fired!
Some megachurches have been hiring rock star worship leaders and are finding out they’re not all they’re cracked up to be.

4. Church Cuss Words
Comedian Tim Hawkins lists the top 101 church cuss words.

5. Time to Leave Your Church?
Shock and stress alone are no reasons to leave a ministry.

6. Christmas Eve Ideas
The elements that make up a slam-dunk Christmas Eve service.

7. Are You Overindulging On Obscure Worship Songs?
A worship leader visits another local church and isn’t familiar with a single song.

8. Why Worship Leaders Are Shaking In Their Boots
Ageism is alive and well in the Church today, and mid-40+ worship leaders across the country are worried about their jobs.

9. Is Contemporary Worship Dead?
The performance worship of one church made me puke.

10. Dinosaur Churches
Most towns have a church that was THE church in the area years ago, but today it’s only a skeleton of what it once was. What happened?


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