I recently spoke with a worship pastor friend who was seeing major decline in his team. People were leaving left and right from his music ministry, and he couldn’t figure out why. I started off with asking him some questions. Let’s call him Jeff. Josh: Have you set vision for your team? Jeff: Yeah…I told […]
Too often, church plants consider the set up and tear down of their plant as the Achilles heel to their ministry. They tend to think “if I had a building, I could do this” or “If we didn’t have to set up and tear down each week, Sunday’s could be better.” I’m hear to tell […]
American churches are a unique product of Christianity. We have megachurches with giant production; some just as big as the shows on the Vegas strip. We have backwood chapels with hymns and pews. Some with skinny jeans, some with suits and ties, and some that don’t meet in a building whatsoever. I have the unique […]
In part 5, Josh concludes his CRAFT series.
In part 4 of CRAFT, Josh brings us practical actions for working with not-so-creative leaders.
Josh brings us part 3 of CRAFT, along with a new strategy for our creative teams.
Josh takes us through part 2 of his CRAFT series.
The CRAFT series is designed to walk you through preparing your team to be able to think outside of their typical creative boxes, walk humbly with their artistry, and use teamwork to produce massive amounts of creative development for their ministry. Over this series, we will walk you through different areas of creative development for you […]
Bethel’s new album “We Will Not Be Shaken” is another pivotal step for the ministry of Bethel and their musicians.Tasteful synth, calming strings, deep lyrical content, catchy melodies and power anthems are the banners of this new record. You can easily tell that the Bethel community of musicians put this album together in a way […]
Josh White brings us some practical advice on making sure our teams are ready for Sunday.
“Go home, do all these things, become a greater ministry, see you next year!” … is exactly what you hear at the end every single conference you go to. So that’s what I do. I’m on the plane going home, I pull out my notebook from the conference, full of ideas, new equipment to buy, […]
This week, Bethel Music released their new album, “You Make Me Brave.”The live album is from the three-day women’s conference held at The Civic Center in Redding, CA, and features songs that were written by Brian & Jen Johnson, Kari Jobe, Steffany Frizzell, and Kristene DiMarco.
Well…it’s over. The rehearsals, the sound checks, all 5 songs in your set – it’s done. NOW is when things get tough. I don’t know about you, but I have this love/hate relationship with Monday mornings. It’s my day off. I sleep in, grab a cup of coffee, sit down and start watching the services from Sunday. And if I […]
Artist: Casting Crowns Album: Thrive Release Date: January 28, 2014 Label: Beach Street/Reunion Records Combine a group of passion-driven worship youth pastors and worship leaders with some of the best church music writers our generation has to offer, fill a stage with people wanting to experience the power of God, and hand them all a […]
My Story // Josh White
I spend a lot of time in thought. Probably too much. I sometimes will spend nights sitting up wide awake, staring at blank wall, wondering if we’ve completely miss it all. Everything we do at our churches…it’s in vain. I begin to wonder if we are merely a society that reflects what we’ve seen in […]