Category Archives: Wisdom

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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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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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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Why I Didn’t Eat For 40 Days

In 1998, my wife, Anna and I were asked to accompany a group of students on a missions trip to the Philippines. We spent a few months helping prepare the group for the two-week trip. Anna was on staff at … 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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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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