ABC’s Of Testimonies In Worship

Testimonies in worship help people hear real-life examples of how God is at work. It’s another voice giving glory to God during worship. When someone stands to give God praise informally, everyone can join in praise. Hearing someone else proclaim … Continued

7 Ways To Let Kids Proclaim God’s Glory In Worship

Through the praise of children and infants, you have established a stronghold… Psalm 8:2  Some churches have separate kid’s worship the whole hour, often for each hour of worship.  Other churches worship together in one room at one time – kids, … Continued

Five Ways To Put Your Family First

When a leader puts his family first, the community benefits. When a leader puts the community first, both his family and the community suffer. – John Maxwell – The Most Powerful 21 Minutes Of A Leader’s Day  There’s a song … Continued

Eight Keys To Learning New Things

Recently, one of my friends challenged me to do push-ups every day. He does 300 a day, but I’m starting off slowly!  It’s been so long since I have taken doing a push up seriously (maybe since PE class in … Continued

A Simple Definition Of Poise

When we hear the word “poise” we think of calm, self-assured dignity. Maybe we picture someone attending a royal wedding, having good posture, or point shoe wearing ballerina.  A Google definition of the word is: graceful and elegant bearing in a person. … Continued

Sing Confidently For Maximum Engagement

It may not be fair, but it’s true: vocal leaders are the ones who lead the way for engagement in worship. When the vocalists are engaging, it helps break down barriers and becomes an invitation for the congregation to sing. … Continued

Our Weekly Worship Rehearsal Routine

I’ve been leading worship at our church, officially, since 2003. Though it seems to flux here and there depending on the season, here’s what we currently have working for our worship teams at church: Wednesday Evenings The tech team arrives about … Continued

Questions To Ask When Evaluating Worship Services

One job of the leadership team is to evaluate. Evaluation is a key element to improvement, new ideas, overcoming issues and ministry growth. For worship leaders, evaluation is crucial because there are so many components, many of which you may … Continued

You Either Lead By Example Or You Don’t Lead At All

Credibility is the foundation of leadership. If you’re not doing what you’re talking about, you’re in trouble. – Kouzes & Posner, The Truth About Leadership This simple concept is true for worship ministry leaders. Here are some ways each worship leader … Continued

The Terrible Shift To Preference Driven Church

I recently read Thom Rainer’s book, I Will – Nine Traits Of The Outwardly Focused Christian. This great little book is perfect for a small group or class who wants to look at some basics of what it means to … Continued

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