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Indy Worship Gathering

Are you a worship leader / worship team member in the Indianapolis-Metro area?  I’m looking to create a monthly gathering to help cultivate our teams, help create dreams and ideas, and drive some monthly “retreats” for you to refresh and renew.  Interested?  Leave your information below and I will reach out to you once venue…

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Bethel Music – Have It All

There are albums you are excited about – and then there are albums that make you fall in love with God over and over again as a result of.  Thank you to Bethel Music for making both happen with Have It All.  As a songwriter, I’m going to forgo my normal channels of “review formality”…

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When Worship Doesn’t Make Sense

Every year – from around the time of my birthday (January 19) until January 23rd – I have a large group of well-intended people who check on my well being.  They do so out of love because of a series of events that took place in 2013.  My mother took an unexpected decline in health…

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Jesus Sang Tomlin Songs

(A quick note before we begin:  Yes, I’m aware that this article will take some needed explaining.  I’ll pause for a moment to shake out the dust.  We will first acknowledge that I don’t, for a moment, truly believe that Jesus sang the “songs of Chris Tomlin”.  If you know me and know how much…

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Church Sound Quick Reference Guide

If there is one member of your worship team that is often forgotten – except when things go wrong – it is your “sound guy”.  No matter what you call him/her….”sound guy”, “FOH” (“front of house”), “sound tech”, etc…he or she is the one crucial person who cannot take their instrument home each week to…

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The “Losing Millennials/Members/Attendance” Complex In Church

Every fourth article that I read on the internet these days seems to be click-bait.  “You won’t BELIEVE what happened next!”.  Every third article seems to be a “Top ___” list of “Why Churches Are Loosing _______” (members/millennials/tithers….)  It seems every one has an opinion.  I am not going to give one on why your church…

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Death Was Arrested

“Death Was Arrested” by NPCC Worship Team; Todd Fields, leading(from Paul Peterson) “Death was Arrested” is a song which was authored earlier this summer by a handful of guys (Brandon Coker, Paul Taylor Smith, Adam Kersh, and Heath Balltzglier) who lead worship at various North Point Ministries churches. Further down in this description you can…