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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

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

Keeping Worship Fresh

As a worship leader do you find yourself struggling week to week when it comes to the task of planning the worship service? Planning a fresh worship service week after week, month after month, year after year, can become quite a daunting task. Even the

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

Darlene Zschech To Leave Hillsong

Darlene Zschech, long time icon at Hillsong Church in Australia, is saying goodbye to her former church home to take a position at a new church.  Zschech will assume a senior pastor role at Church Unlimited near Sydney in early 2011 with her husband. “We

Being a Leader When You’re Down

From Vas-Kennedy Coffie serving in Accra, Ghana QUESTION: Feeling Down What do you have to do when you are supposed to lead worship and your spirit is down? RICK MUCHOW: Dear Vas-Kennedy, Blessings on you and your ministry in Ghana. I’m passionate about this topic.

Get out of your worship rut! Part 2

We’ve been talking this week about traditions and how we can set our worship up for expected limitations if we hold ourselves only to tradition. One topic that I wanted to discuss, however, is the value that tradition does bring. I sincerely hope that this

Afraid of Sinking Your Worship?

I remember being a radio DJ when the movie Titanic came out.  I made fun of the concept for weeks when I learned it was coming out.  “So, they’ve made a new movie about the sinking of the Titanic,” I said.  “I’m sad to tell you

Do you tithe your worship?

Over a year ago, guest contributer Justin Mulder gave us a different look at tithing through intamcy.  Today, I wanted to take that view of intimacy to a different level…tithing our worship. In our services at LifePoint Church yesterday, Senior Pastor Pat Hood brought a

Growing…and Growing Pains

We’re growing.  It is a good thing.  I can remember nights when my legs were in pain and my mom would simply tell me “it is just growing pains.  That means you are growing.  That’s a good thing.” When I started gotworship.net quite some time