Songs for Advent & Christmas

Originally posted during Advent 2014, we have been updating this every year to be an ongoing resource. If you have any suggestions or favorites to add, please comment or let us know! We’ve turned the corner into a new year in the Christian liturgical calendar as the season of Advent...

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Worship School Story: Darrek

You belong here. Whether you’re involved in worship ministry or not. Whether you’re a spectator, participant, volunteer, full-time, part-time, or not even sure exactly. You belong here. Darrek grew up going to church. In college, he got involved with music, playing guitar with his roommate. After a few years of...

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Prepare Well + Rehearsal Tips

This post includes excerpts from our Worship School curriculum on cultivating authentic worship. “Principle Three: Prepare Well” was originally part of a blog post called 5 Principles For Curating Worship.  It doesn’t matter how well prepared you are, how awesome your song choices are, how smooth your transitions are, and...

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Introduction to Curating Worship

The following is the introduction for “Five Principles for Curating Worship” which is part of our Worship School curriculum.  Having been involved in worship ministry for about 20 years, I have come across several roles and titles for those who lead worship in the local church; Worship Pastor, Worship Leader,...

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Right & Wrong Worship

“Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness! Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases. Their idols are silver and...

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Lord Willing!

“Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while...

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How Are You Speaking?

How are you speaking? What are you saying? How are you moving? What are you doing? As we approach the end of 2016, what do you find yourself praying and hoping for as we move into a new year? I find it easy to get caught up in the distractions...

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Notifications

>> READ. Take your time, and read the passage below from Colossians 3. Let the Spirit of God speak to you through this passage. “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another...

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Fullness of Joy

“My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit and become my disciples. As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and...

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