Music is a powerful force that stirs the hearts of people like nothing else can. Therefore, it is one of the most important expressions of worship, especially in the local church. But in surveying churches across the country in the last few years, I’ve noticed that less people are quick to participate in singing, and […]
Let’s get this out of the way, if you are reading this, and you have any beliefs or ideas about God, congratulations, (hands you invisible diploma) you’re a theologian! The only question is, where does our theology come from? I think we can all agree that theology matters when it comes to the pulpit and […]
If you’re serving on a Worship team, chances are you love new music. We are musicians, the desire to sing and play new songs seems to have been established in our DNA. We are constantly looking for new music and perhaps even writing our own. This is great. It shows passion, desire, and yes it’s […]
Adam challenges our song lists, and brings strategy to our song selection.
“We’ll just do an acoustic set” We’ve all said that, right? Just an acoustic set. Like it’s a let down. I’m right there with you. In the past, when my lead guitar player fell through, I would feel disappointed at the thought of changing the set to work acoustically. I was caught up in the idea that […]
“Of course he’s doing his songs…” is what some may be suggesting when you use your own songs in church. But more on that in a little bit. We’ve heard it many times before from Psalm 96: “Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth”, which could refer to spontaneous times of […]
Andy walks us through his song selection strategy.
As a worship leader, leading within a song is a given… But what about the in-between? Transitions are a great way to help create a seamless time of worship and reduce potential awkwardness between songs. The truth is that we practice and plan so much when it comes to our songs that we sometimes neglect […]
I wish the complexities of a mobile church could be solved with an easy, one word answer, but unfortunately there are a lot of variables that are worth thinking about when trying to execute an excellent mobile church meeting. Let’s dive right in! Here is how our situation works: We meet in various auditoriums on […]
Josh White brings us some practical advice on making sure our teams are ready for Sunday.