Category Archives: Church

What A Beautiful Name

During the month of December I love to adapt some of the stronger worship songs for the Advent season by adding some Christmas verses. I love to sing many of the familiar classic carols but I have found it be … Continue reading

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What Does A Full-Time Worship Pastor Do?

People often don’t understand what goes into their Sunday morning worship each week. What does a full-time worship pastor do the rest of the week? I was recently asked to describe my weekly schedule. Here is what works for me. … Continue reading

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The Secret Of Going From Good To Great

Have you ever seen a musician or an athlete and wonder how they got that good? Each of us are born with different talents. But none of us becomes an expert at something overnight. That is where diligence and personal … Continue reading

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Worship Leader Stage Presence

by Katie Eckeberger… You might think it odd that I’m addressing stage presence in a worship leading context, but all too often I see worship leaders struggling to maintain a leading presence for their congregations. It might be a confidence … Continue reading

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10 Great Worship Team Questions

Are you a Worship Leader or Music Ministry leader? Asking your team the right questions really sets the right tone for your leadership. Asking the right questions will give you insight into any blind spots you might have. And asking the right questions … Continue reading

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Give Thanks With A Grateful Heart

Today is Canadian Thanksgiving, a time to reflect and give thanks for all the good things in our lives. I want to say a special thanks to God for the journey so far. I want to thank Him for how … Continue reading

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Going from Song Leading to Worship Leading

Leaders, how do you go from just leading songs to leading worship? How do you get a congregation to get past just singing songs to actually worshiping God? Let me suggest some insights to help you grow as a worship leader. … Continue reading

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Four Behaviors of a Thriving Worship Ministry

Lessons From Churches from 50 and 5000. By Mike O’Brien Over the past 18 months, I have served fifty-plus churches as a worship team trainer and guest worship leader. I’ve noticed some interesting trends in worship ministries that are healthy, growing, and happy. This … Continue reading

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How To Last In Ministry

By Pastor Rick Warren
Ministry is a marathon: it’s not how you start in ministry; it’s how you finish. Continue reading

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Worship Leading: 4 Keys To Improving

Leading people in worship to the Living God is an awesome privilege and really involves four major areas: music, worship, leadership (people) and your relationship with God. The more you understand and grow in each area, the stronger your worship leading should become. … Continue reading

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