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Dear Worship Leader, please play to impress…

I recently read a disturbing statement in the book Worship Evangelism by Sally Morgenthaler. “We are not producing worshipers in this country. Rather, we are producing a generation of spectators, religious onlookers lacking, in many cases, a true encounter with God, deprived of both the

BLACK FRIDAY SALE!!

Its midnight – and we are sitting back reading the many tweets and facebook posts from our friends in the social media world about the “Black Friday” madeness that is going on in the world – and it occurs to me: “we need to do

The Whole Story : Guest Blog

Guest blog from Elias Dummer (Lead Vocals, Keyboards for The City Harmonic.  I strongly recomend you check out their music today at www.thecityharmonic.com) “Milking the cow is Holy” – Celtic Proverb God wants our whole selves. We sing songs about it. We talk about it.

Podcast: Daniel Doss

In this week’s podcast, we talk to Christian singer and songwriter Daniel Doss about life on and off stage.  Plus, we talk about taking traditional hymns and turning them into modern relevant worship songs. This week’s podcast is in Memory of Carolyn Lee Sims Doss

URGENT News from Hillsong UNITED!

Can’t get enough Hillsong UNITED? Want to see them live but lack the funds to fly to Australia? Missed them last year? Here’s HUGE news! Hillsong UNITED announces its return to North America Feb/March 2011 for its AFTERMATH North American Tour. The tour dates will

A Matter of Perspective

It’s Friday night in a town where Football is huge and an area where there is no shortage of “things to do on a Friday night”.  So what do about 300 area people do on this Friday night?  Sit an listen to four hour sermon

Worship Rehearsal 101

I can make you one guarantee about your worship team – there is one member of your team each week that does not practice his/her instrument at home at all before rehearsal.  In fact, despite the number of times you have admonished your team following

Worship Auditions: Saying “No”

We’ve all faced rejected of some sort during our lives – so it is no surprise that we don’t like having to issue rejection to someone else…especially when that rejection comes in the form of telling someone that they are not cut out for the worship team.

Worship Auditions

I am a firm believer in one aspect of augmenting your worship team – be slow to add talent to your team…very slow. I see worship leaders and worship pastors alike who are made aware of someone in their church who plays an instrument or

Didactic Worship

A couple of weeks ago, I was guest-leading at a church that frequently has a large number of new believers and first time church attenders.  These were people who were problably accustomed to the fact that we sing in church – and have heard the term “worship”