Category Archives: Family

12 Keys To Being A Successful Worship Pastor

I love to help worship leaders and worship pastors grow and become all that God has called them to be. I hope these 12 keys challenge you like they challenge me. I have been leading worship and pastoring for over … Continue reading

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Wise Advice For Everyday Life

Wise Advice For Everyday Life Have a firm handshake. Look people in the eye. Sing. Expressing yourself through music is therapeutic. Smile. A happy face brings joy. Respect and honour your parents. Learn to keep your friends secrets. Never give up … Continue reading

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Wisdom

Many years ago, I took some advice from Billy Graham’s biography and started reading one chapter from the Book of Proverbs every day. There is so much wisdom in that book, that 30+ years later, I am still learning from it … Continue reading

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21 Things You’ll Regret When You’re Old

Life goes by fast. Don’t live life with regrets. 1. Not traveling when you had the chance. Travelling is a great education. You begin to see the world in a different light and understand the diversity and cultures that make … Continue reading

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Celebrating 34 Years Of Marriage

On February 12th, my wife Anna and I celebrated 34 years of marriage. Our marriage has stayed strong through all the peaks and valleys of life. God has blessed me with an exceptional wife to share my life with. This year we went out for a dinner … Continue reading

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10 Truths To Help Improve Your Marriage

Adapted from Paul Chappell: A marriage that endures is the result of God’s love and grace flowing through two people who are committed to one another. As time passes, it is always important to be reminded of the important basics of marriage. If we … Continue reading

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8 Reasons a Church Choir Is Important

I recently started conducting a choir after many years of just doing worship teams. Here are 8 great reasons to consider adding a choir to your congregation. (edited from Chuck Lawless) It provides opportunities for many members to serve. Think … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Men & Women

Here is a tongue-in-cheek look at the incredible differences between men & woman! 🙂 NICKNAMES If Laura, Kate and Sarah go out for lunch, they will call each other Laura, Kate and Sarah. If Mike, Dave and John go out, they … Continue reading

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A Letter To My Younger Worship Leading Self

Dear Younger Worship Leading Me, In a few decades you are going to look back at your years of worship ministry with a desire for a second chance to handle some things differently. You will think about certain services, special … Continue reading

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Worship Leaders: 10 Things For Us To Work On

No matter how long I have been leading worship, there are always areas that I need to improve on. When you are doing well, it is too easy to get comfortable. But the truth is, none of us ever arrives. My prayer … Continue reading

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