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Evolving Worship: Is It Time For A Change?

  Aside from a few song choices or, perhaps, the flower arrangements, lighting choices, or your color palette on scarfs – when was the last time you made any significant changes to your worship service? “Why would we need to?” you ask. The answer is

You Talk Too Much

This is post 2 of 3 in the series “Talking As A Leader” You talk too much…seriously. Your congregation will tell you that. Don’t believe me? Ask your wife! One of the biggest complaints I hear from church-goers about their worship leader is that they

Raise Your Hand If You Know The Answer

We encourage it in worship and, as worship leaders and worship pastors, we are pleased when we see praise being offered by raised hands – but do you ever wonder why more people don’t raise hands in worship? I have a hunch – and that

Worship – Gangnam Style (Church By The Glades)

Checked in with one of my favorite churches in Florida (Church By The Glades) recently to see one of the openers they did for a recent series using “Heros”. Figured I’d share. Some of you will give me the “how is this relevant to any

Hearing Your Congregation While Wearing In-Ear Monitors

As more and more churches move to in-ears more and more questions pop-up about the one curse of in-ear monitors – the disconnect they bring from the congregation. In a worship setting, knowing and hearing how a congregation is responding to songs is important. Wearing

Worship Inspired From Darkness

When is the last time you sang or lead “It Is Well With My Soul”? It is a beautiful song – and one that has inspired many across the years. It, like many of the world’s most memorable hymns, began by one man putting pen

9000 Words

“9000 words” – I would have never thought that such a small sentence fragment could stand out in a seminary course – but it has made a profound statement to me in the care in which I need to hold and honor the Bible and