Staying on Course as a Worship Team

“Don’t let your church be a cul-de-sac on the Great Commission highway.” – Ed Stetzer I just recently ran across this quote and it’s a great word picture.  There are so many nice things about being on a cul-de-sac.  The … Continued

Worship Team Daniel Fast

I was visiting a church in Pennsylvania when I heard about how they had done a congregation wide Daniel Fast.  This season of prayer and fasting (only eating the basics) led to increased growth, direction, energy and joy for their … Continued

Giving out of poverty…

The preacher said to the poor farmer, “If you had a horse, would you give it to the Lord?” “Yes.” “And if you had a cow?” “Absolutely.” “And a goat?” “Sure.” “A pig?” “Now, that’s not fair!” protested the farmer. … Continued

Make it unreal.

While setting up for a four day event one summer, with what was supposed to be a whole church youth ministry of about 30 kids, we found out the numbers in attendance had changed slightly.  Instead of 25-30 kids, there … Continued

Five Warning Signs a Church is Unhealthy.

I recently read an article from Thom Rainer that listed five warning signs a church may be sick.   It may look healthy on the outside, but once these things begin to set in, full blown sickness is inevitable.  Five Warning Signs 1. … Continued

Visionary or Historian… Which is better?

I made the comment the other day, in a conversation with a friend, that “I didn’t want to be a historian, but a visionary”.  Since that time, I have reflected on that comment and if it really is something I … Continued

The Crossing, Springfield, IL

What a great evening at The Crossing, a seminar for Worship Leaders and Teams, hosted on September 27 in Springfield, IL!  There were 56 people who attended the event held at First UMC.  My brother Jackson Price and I led the … Continued

Indications That We Need Revival

I am not sure of the origin of this list, but I heard Rev. Chris Ritter use them in a sermon at a recent event where Harvest was leading worship.  He was gracious enough to share this list and I … Continued

Top Ten List for Preserving the Status Quo in Worship

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I recently found this Top Ten List for preserving the Status Quo in Worship.  I just cut and paste it for you to read too!  (Page 70, In Search of Wonder, Howard Publishing Company 1995) 10. There is nothing we can … Continued

Three Reasons Some Leaders Excel

Reading this morning from an old leadership (LeRoy Eims, Be The Leader). Three segments motivated me for the day.  The question was asked: How are some leaders able to excel in their work? EXCELLENCE – develop and desire a spirit of … Continued

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