In my worship leader/pastor coaching that I offer, I often hear the same story: “I planned what I thought was the perfect service – all of my songs fit the sermon topic and they transitioned well…but the congregation didnt respond the way I thought they
It’s a question often asked – “what is a worship pastor?” Yesterday, we talked about a main difference between a worship leader and a worship pastor. Today, we will dive in deeper into what makes up the composition of a worship pastor. Honestly, to begin this
I wish you each had the opportunity to meet this man. Your life would be blessed exponentially by just one conversation with him. Chris Kent was a friend to many, an extraordinary bass player, husband, father, and a man of God. You couldn’t miss Chris’ smile when
Recently, we asked the question “What best describes your attire on a given Sunday…and why?” The question was based on an interesting I had with another worship leader from out of state who raised questions about my practice of wearing jeans, sneakers, and t-shirts while
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
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.
I am amazed at all the effort into teaching song writing. I think I have been to more workshops, seminars, and classes on song writing. BUT there is always something to learn.
Worship teams that play well together do more than just sound great – they speak volumes to the congregations in which they serve. Worship teams that don’t play well together – well…they tend to speak volumes…but it tends to be at different volumes – and
Hey everyone, from the Bald, Babbling, Blogging, Bassist, My random though for this month is “if we as Christians were required to have MSDS sheets what would they say?” For those that may not know, MSDS sheets are for chemicals, products, etc that list the
Let me be clear… I don’t think homosexuality is acceptable by any standards Biblically. I don’t think that a person should continue to live actively in that sin. Look past someone else’s faults for a minute and listen to what I am REALLY saying about