Sing With People – Not For Them

Leading worship is an incredibly humbling role in the church. It’s more than music, more than being on stage, and more than strategic leadership. In worship, we have an opportunity to meet with God in his presence and give our all in praise … Continued

Spiritual Fruit Comes From Remaining

Jesus is the vine, we are the branches. Nutrients from the vine don’t just show up once in a while; it’s the constant, ongoing flow of power from the vine to the branch. It’s why the word “remain” is mentioned … Continued

Create Time For Community, Connection and Conversation

Sundays are game day for most local church worship teams. As a result, it gets busy. There are a lot of details; everyone is working to get their part done, and the morning flies by! One role for the worship … Continued

The Advantages Of Serving In Your Home Church

You have probably heard the definition of an expert being “anyone who travels at least 100 miles to speak.”   I have, on many occasions over the years, had the privilege of being called upon to lead/speak in various locations around … Continued

Seven Things Volunteers Need From Their Leaders

Most paid ministry staff roles in the church require work and leadership with volunteers. It’s not always easy, but the reward of equipping the church for ministry is incredible! With effective volunteer ministry, more gets accomplished and it’s more fun. … Continued

You May Not Even Have Begun What You Will Be Known For

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Who was Moses? What was he known for? You’ve probably already answered the question in your mind – he led God’s people out of slavery. But this morning, I ran across a little detail in Exodus 7:7: Moses was eighty years old and … Continued

Ten Ways To Mentor Worship Leaders

Worship Leaders are tasked with raising up worshippers and worship leaders. This includes specific moments and events where worship leaders can grow. Even more important, it must be a part of the nature and culture of the worship ministry to … Continued

Margin, Rhythm, Vision & Grace

As I’m planning to take a break from writing in the blog for a couple weeks, these four words come to mind: Margin, Rhythm, Vision & Grace. Time away provides margin. It’s like the white space around the typed words on … Continued

Parents: Don’t Expect Perfection

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I recently read a book called 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do. This list was great! Here are few of them: They Don’t Let Their Child Avoid Responsibility, They Don’t Make Their Child The Center Of The Universe, They … Continued

Books I’ve Read This Year (2018)

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                    For the last several years, I’ve tried to read five books a month. Here’s a list of 20 books I’ve read for 2018. (and in case you’re interested, here are … Continued

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