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Learning To Play Praise and Worship Music?

Learning how to play Praise and Worship music is one thing many people choose to pursue when they begin playing music. This is a great way to learn how to play the guitar, or other instruments, since it allows you to concentrate your efforts on the chords, notes, and harmonies specific to Praise and Worship […]

The Progressive Concept of God’s Temple

Before we go any further, I believe it is important to discuss the progressive development of God’s temple though out history. This should give you a better understanding of where you need to be in relationship with the Creator. Through the Bible the idea of a place to worship God is illustrated. The temple is […]

The Worship Leader is a Spiritual Leader

This article is for worship leaders. And as such, I believe it needs to focus on leadership skills. It is my intent to do this from a Biblical perspective. The only prerequisite for leadership is you must have somebody follow you. I can be just one person or thousands. The definition is still the same […]

Who Is the Audience You Serve?

Most worship leaders are talented artists. And there is a certain level of performance that goes into the music. Now the title of this article may raise some eyebrows. Worship leader are not suppose to be entertainers. Or are they? I believe that there needs to be a balance and perspective when we examine who […]

The ACT of worship

There are three distinct parts to worship I want to share with you. That is the A.C.T. of worship. I use these three letters as a device to help you remember three very important aspects to worship. The three things are: A = Action C = Communication T = Truth. Use these three things to […]

Techniques Are the Tools for Better Worship

Skill is a vital part of your ministry. This may be the area in which you spend a lot of time. You know – practice, practice, practice. Or this could be an area you need to work harder at. Whatever level on the spectrum you are it is important that you practice thing that will […]

Resources to Help Teach New Songs to the Church

There are many way in which you can help your group of people learn new songs. The goal is involvement not entertainment. If you are called to a worship ministry it is very much different that entertainment. You need to draw out participation. One way to do this is to use the following items as […]

Seven Ideas You Can Use To Keep Your Worship Service Fresh

Imagine a situation in which everything you touch, smell, and see is brand new and fresh. Go ahead an take a few moments and experience this place in your mind. Now isn’t that refreshing? When you worship it should be fresh and exciting as possible. This article will explore several ideas you can use to […]

Hindrances to Worship

There are many things that can cause hindrances during a worship service. These can be quite detrimental and make your ministry less effective. Remember your goal is to first worship God yourself and also help lead the worshipers you minister to come along with you and enter in that place where they are free to […]

Creating a Mission Statement For Your Worship Music Ministry

Proverbs 20:18 Make plans by seeking advice; if you wage war, obtain guidance. Psalm 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! Proverbs 29:18 Where there is no vision, the people perish. The Mission Statement You need to have a big picture of the team and the […]

Completeness in Christ

Col. 2:6-10 “As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him: Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving. Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments […]

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Worship Music Church Ministry 1-19-2012

Common Missional Definitions of Culture | Worship, Music, Culture … religiousaffections.org1/18/12 He was ordained to to the gospel ministry by First Baptist Church (Rockford, IL) in April of 2004. As the executive director of Religious Affections Ministries, Scott speaks on the subjects of music and worship at various churches … Is corporate worship better than […]

Music Ministry Job January 2012

Here are some job listings for worship leaders and music directors I wanted to share with you.  If you are looking for a ministry opportunity check these listing. Worship Leader – Danville, IL – Illinois – Non-Denominational www.churchjobs.net1/18/12 Rock Ministries Danville, IL Category: Worship Leader Jobs, Music Minister, Worship Pastor Posted on: January 18, 2012. […]

Learn 6 Guitar Fingerpicking Patterns in Minutes

Here’s a video guitar lesson for learning fingerpicking patterns on the guitar. In just a few minutes you can learn half a dozen new fingerpicking patterns to play on your guitar. Get the Video Worship Guitar Class The video lesson and music are free. You can see everything here: Free Video Lesson In a few […]

Learn Worship Songs On Guitar

Would you like to learn the play worship songs on the guitar like a pro? This unique “play-as-you-watch” process is illustrated in vivid, yet simple, step-by-step detail in this Christ-centered DVD course. View an 8-minute audio for an overview and description of the program. Most of the songs are familiar worship songs to most churches. […]

Video: Four Major Steps Toward Building an Awesome Music Ministry

Watch this video showing you four very important elements you need to know to build your music ministry. You can also read this related article for more details Four Major Steps Toward Building an Awesome Music Ministry TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

What is CCLI?

CCLI now serves more than 200,000 churches worldwide in worship. It was founded as a ministry of the Church and a service to the Church, to educate the Church about copyright laws, to protect the Church from the consequences of copyright infringements and to encourage greater utilization of copyrights in Church services. The Church Copyright […]

eBook Ministry Resource

Revolutionary E-book and follow-up training for the contemporary worship ministry. Gives a firm theological foundation for worship leaders and worship musicians. The Invisible Worship Musician is an e-book that provides insider teachings on leading your church to produce the ultimate praise music. Topics like spiritual dynamics, “worshiping God versus worship music,” and scriptural references to […]

Is it Meaningless Performance or True Worship?

There is a distinction between real worship and meaningless performance.  In the area of worship music this can be a real problem.  Just because a song is sung about Jesus does not automatically make its performance of the song an act of worship.  So what exactly makes the performance pleasing to God? As with any […]

Top 25 CCLI for the week ending 05/21/11

Each week CCLI publishes a list of the top 25 songs currently played in church services.  Here is the list for 5/21/11 1 Our God 2 How Great Is Our God 3 Mighty To Save 4 Revelation Song 5 How He Loves 6 Blessed Be Your Name 7 Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) 8 […]

Song Ideas for Alter Call

What praise and worship song is good to use for an altar call? The Alter call is where a person comes to the front of the church when they make a commitment to Jesus or to get prayer. Many churches will have teams to assist those people who come forward. The alter call normally comes […]

A Simple Worship Song for Guitar

When getting started playing worship songs on the guitar it is helpful to find simple songs. if you’ve never played before here are some ideas to get you started. Ideally the song should have at most 3 chords. The chord progression should repeat. The chords should not change often. Most guitarist will learn these primary […]

Four Major Steps Toward Building an Awesome Music Ministry

The inspiration for this article comes from an Old Testament story. In this story there is a special building project undertaken by Solomon. The four stages explained in this article are the exact same steps illustrated in this story. You will find that these four concepts will dramatically help you in your music ministry. You […]

YouTube Video Worship Blueprint

Watch this video explaining how to build a worship music set.  There are 5 steps that will help you create your music list.  To help you there is a worship flow blueprint.  This will give you some guidance on how to select and arrange the song for your church service.  You can also read this […]

Worship Flow Blueprint

The worship flow blueprint chart explains how to move from song to song during a church worship service.  For more detail on how to use this chart go to this page: Christian Music List. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

How to Create a Praise and Worship List for Your Upcoming Church Service

One of the duties that you have as a worship leader is to select songs for the church worship service.  I will cover a few tips that will help guide you through the process of making a praise and worship list. I am a firm believer that the music and the message should support each […]

Building on a Firm Foundation

1 Kings 5:17-18 And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones, to lay the foundation of the house. And Solomon’s builders and Hiram’s builders did hew them, and the stonesquarers: so they prepared timber and stones to build the house. Luke 6:48-49 He is like a man which built […]