Great practical resource post from Miles! What do you find indispensable for your worship ministry?
Psalm 33 tells us to sing a new song and I take that very literally. We worship an infinite God, therefore we have an infinite number of things to worship Him for. Without forsaking the past, we must always be on the lookout for new songs that speak to the greatness of our God. What […]
I understand in this day and age (online giving and what not) that not every church has an offering time during the service. But for those that do, I think we sometimes view it as a disruption to the “flow” of the rest of worship. Before I get to the solution of my title’s problem, […]
“So let the high praises of God be in their throats and two-edged swords in their hands…” Psalm 149:5 In many of our churches today, we seem to have lost or misplaced the purpose and the power of worship in the life of the believer. Worship has sadly been reduced from controlling the thoughts, desires, […]
Have too many songs and the congregation looks lost while you lead them. Have too few and the worship team gets bored and loses passion. What’s a worship leader to do? What is the perfect number of worship songs to have in your book? Why it’s Important As “music people”, we only need to hear […]
There’s many creative ways to plan the music for any worship service: drawing songs out of a hat, throwing darts at your pile of sheet music, singing whatever feels good on Sunday morning and hoping the band can keep up. As worship leaders, I think we sometimes get exasperated by the week-in, week-out task of […]
A few days later I led music at our church’s Sunday service. Everything went fine, I suppose, but I felt like the whole morning was weak. Underwhelming. In the back of my mind there was a nagging question: why couldn’t our Sunday worship times be more like what we experienced in the arena? If […]