Managing and coaching are not the same thing... which one does your praise team need?
When I ask people about Beer and Hymns, I am struck by two things. First, they always want to go back. Second, they love to invite others. If you go (or want to go), will you tell us your favorite part?
I pray you enjoy this song I wrote for the Reformation and that you celebrate well this October. More importantly, I hope that you treasure (and lead others to treasure) the beauty of Christ and what he has done for us.
As Kizzy Thomas took the stage at Inspire 2017 and shared her art with us all, I was left wondering why we don’t use [spoken word poetry] more often. Do you incorporate spoken word poetry in worship at your church?
Save the date! The annual Calvin Symposium on Worship will take place January 25-27, 2018. Registration opens in October.
In an effort to encourage Psalm-singing, Church of the Servant invites congregational songwriters to submit a Psalm-based song to its 2017 COS New Psalm Contest.
I recently asked Scripture readers in my church to share their own versions of Psalm 150 (verses 3-5) based on their experience. Here are some of the ways they praised God. Will you add yours?
The free online webinar, Worship, Can I Be Included?, with Josh Friend is now available.
The free online webinar, Worship in a Diverse World, with Sandra Van Opstal is now available for you to watch and learn from!
On Wednesday, July 26, at 11:00 am EST, Pastor Josh Friend will present on the joys and challenges of including all abilities in worship in a FREE one-hour webinar.
This is the fourth sermon of a six message series written by Pastor Jack Van de Hoef based on the book Live Just.ly by World Renew and Micah Challenge.
One Sunday as I sang along to the song on the screen, I realized I might not entirely mean what I was singing.
This is the third sermon of a six message series written by Pastor Jack Van de Hoef based on the book Live Just.ly by World Renew and Micah Challenge.
Do you prepare to worship? The kid’s are going crazy. You’re tired. Anxious. Overwhelmed. How can we prepare the heart for gathered worship? Try focusing your heart using this prayer from Valley of Vision.
This sermon on Isaiah 58 is part of a series based on the book Live Just.ly
I have recently resumed playing the organ and I need HELP! I need to brush up on chord structure and transitions, esp. the unusual ones. Does anyone have any suggestions? Techniques? Resources?
Would you like to discuss worship with a small group of fellow worship planners/leaders/participants? Groups will begin forming in August and now is the time to think about asking people to join you!
Below you will find a document which lists all the songs we sang at Synod 2017, along with where you can find them, the service outlines, and the banner images used on the PowerPoint.
Whoever designed the first Cracker Barrel restaurant was a genius. Everything in that place screams, "Welcome, we’ve been expecting you!" We are invited to come in and rest our travel worn bones for awhile.
Twice a month I have the honor of leading worship for over twenty adults living with a developmental disability and often physical disabilities. I tell God’s stories using Children and Worship materials.
I’ll never forget the professor who read Psalm 13 and tied it to his lifelong struggle with depression. The sanctuary was so quiet as he spoke that it seemed like everyone was blessed in glimpsing the blessings he received from this short but powerful Psalm.
The free webinar on Leading Worship Teams with Greg Scheer is now available. Greg gives practical and helpful advice for worship leaders, musicians and singers.
The webinar 'Training Youth for Worship Leadership,' with Dr. Eric Mathis, is now available! Share it with your worship teams, pastors and anyone who wants to learn more about training youth to lead in worship.
The 'Work and Worship' webinar, with Cory Willson, is now available to watch and share. Pass it along to your worship teams, pastors, and any others who want to bridge the gap between Sunday worship and Monday work.