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How (Not) To Write A Worship Song

  Let’s be honest – you laughed at the PowerPoint bit. Isn’t there truth here? Let’s take a look at a hymn – any hymn. Yep, there are LOTS of “thy, thou”, and other ye old language – but when replaced with a “you and

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

Song Selection… too “singy-songy?”

(Article by “got worship?” contributor Tanner Dalton) Recently I found myself in a conversation with the youth pastor I work alongside with when he brought up the hot topic of song selection for our predominantly middle school youth group. In the past, we have attempted

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

Defend the Weak

Matt Redmond once led the song “Everlasting God” at a pre-conference. He changed the last line of Brenton’s awesome worship song. Take a look at the video. And so we must defend the weak / and comfort those in need / you lift us up on