Category Archives: Leadership

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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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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Strong Congregational Singing: 12 Things To Avoid

I love it when congregations sing so loud that the soundman has trouble hearing the worship band over the people singing around him. Worship leaders – if the congregation is not singing, we are not doing what God has called us to do. Here are a few things that I’ve learned to avoid in order to encourage the congregation to sing.
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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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Stewardship Principle: Your Money Is A Test

From James MacDonald devotionals ~ For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also (Matthew 6:21, ESV). It’s mine, versus it’s God’s. Deep down, how do you view your things, including money? You can’t divide the pot—this part is God’s; … Continue reading

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Worship Leaders: 7 Keys To A Successful Life

Worship Leaders: our true success come from spending time with God and His word. God is the source of life, creativity, power and true success. Have you read Colossians 3:16-17 lately?  In this passage, Paul gives 7 keys on how to … Continue reading

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Worship Teams: The Role of A Music Director

For most of my years working with worship teams, I have been both the Worship Leader (WL) and the Music Director (MD) or Band Leader. Many worship leaders prefer having someone else to direct the musicians so they can concentrate … 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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