Worship

4 Great Ways to Take Your Congregation to the Next Level in Worship

Can you imagine—if people began to catch on? What if they began to realize we don’t have to come to church to worship—or, better said, what if they began to realize church isn’t the only place we can worship? What…

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5 Biblical Reasons for Spontaneous Worship in Your Church

Once God began opening my eyes to the transformative power of spontaneous worship, I immediately started to educate our teams and our community on its biblical origins. If there was any hope of grafting spontaneous worship into our worship culture,…

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7 Compelling Reasons to Avoid Chasing Culture and Style When Leading Worship

The kind of worshipers the Father seeks are those who don’t need their cultural or stylistic preferences catered to. Diversity has become a serious buzz word in our world, especially in the last ten years. And of course, this means…

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Your Guide to Smooth Transitions Between Worship Songs

Beyond a shadow of a doubt, the most overlooked rehearsal component for every worship team is transitions. You know, those often-so-awkward spaces between the songs, loaded with key changes, tempo changes, patch changes, pedal changes, and wardrobe changes—wait, no. Scratch…

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8 Things for Your Worship Team to Rehearse

Before considering the HOW of running your worship rehearsal, you must consider exactly WHAT you are going to rehearse. Identifying the most important elements for rehearsal up-front keeps us from wasting precious time and goes a long way toward boosting…

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8 Ground Rules to Run an Effective Worship Rehearsal

Once you’ve established the plan for WHEN you will rehearse, you can begin to implement the plan for HOW you will rehearse. I highly recommend beginning each worship rehearsal by first gathering the team for some type of spiritual-growth activity….

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6 Steps for Increasing Worship Team Effectiveness

In The Language of Influence and Personal Power, author Scott Hagan states, “There are two types of leaders. Those who love power and those who love people.” Not surprisingly, it’s easy to shift the focus of caring for people to…

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