Category Archives: Music

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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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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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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Worship Ministry: 12 Keys To Growing

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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12 Things That Can Discourage Congregational Singing

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 … 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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