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The Self-Promoting Worship Leader

QUESTION: “How can someone lovingly confront someone who is using the church platform to promote himself/herself?” This is a very hard part of our role as the leader, but it’s something we have to do from time to time. I want to encourage you and

What Was That Song Again?

So you’ve heard a truly awesome song from Hillsong United or Charlie Peacock or you’ve stumbled on the latest song from Carlos Whittaker – now you want to play it Sunday in your lineup.  GREAT!  Who knows if the Spirit may reach someone in your congregation like it reached

The Myths of Performance Rights

Are you properly taking care of your legal responsibilities when it comes to music at the church?  Put aside any dialogue of in-service music – its what you are doing outside of your church service that could have you in legal hot water.  Do you

Getting Started With A Small Worship Team

From Chris Antill serving in Houma, LA QUESTION:Brass and winds? “I am running 2 contemporary and 1 blended services. We have a praise band and team in place, but we have some instrumentalists (brass and winds) that I would really like to get involved. Most

We’re Growing…Thanks To You!

We’ve been watching our web-traffic climb again over the past couple of weeks with visitors pouring in from all over the globe.  The reach that we are able to have from gotworship.net is nothing of our own doing…but God’s alone.  We’re growing…and we believe that

Flashback Friday: Making God Laugh

It was a simple verse posted today by one of my twitter followers – and it was a great one…Jeremiah 29:11 11For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil,  to give you a future and a

iPads (and iPhones) in Church

Technology grows in leaps and bounds – and it is more and more common that you see iPads and iPhones popping up in services across the country each week.  When I bring a word of Scripture during a worship set…I read it from my iPhone.  When my

The Technology in Praying for Others

Prayer is an exciting thing – prayer can accomplish so many things.  Praying for others is an essential part of what we should be doing daily as believers.  Back in mid 2009, I wrote this article about a new venture I started on twitter called

Beyond the dB’s

This week, we are taking a look – errr…a listen – at our church venue’s sound.  Yesterday we discussed using an SPL meter to determine a comfortable range to run sound at for our worship services – today we go beyond the dB’s to explore