3 Ways to Lead Men More Effectively

Post written by Justin Vandewater. You can find out more about Justin here. “And he (Jesus) went throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the Kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction among the people.  So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they...

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Even the Best Guitars Go Out of Tune

Music is incredible. With or without words it evokes powerful responses in us. Whether welling our eyes with tears (like this does) or filling our hearts with courage (like this does), music moves us with an almost mystical complexity more felt than understood. What’s so interesting is that God uses...

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What About Bob?

Originally posted on March 6, 2012. Remember the movie “What About Bob?” I have to say, it’s one of my all time favorites. The opening scene, with Bill Murray playing Bob who’s an obsessive compulsive so afraid to leave his apartment that he has to talk his way out, says...

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5 Things ‘Organic’ Means

Organic is a buzzword. This means some of us, even leaders, might use it without knowing precisely what it means. It also means some others of us—think skinny-jean-clad hipsters—will refuse to use it because it’s too popular.

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The Efficient Worshiper

By Jaymi Vandewater I remember many years ago my grandpa made a comment about the “7-11” songs. He couldn’t understand the purpose behind the new style of worship where we would sing “seven words eleven times.”

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Preparation: Spiritual or Unspiritual?

This post by our friend Shane Heilman originally appeared on The Psalms Project Blog. In addition to fantastic insights like the following, The Psalms Project just released Volume II, featuring almost 30 local artists, with Psalms 11-20 & 121 set to music. Check it out, because it’s amazing! Detailed planning...

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Artist Interview: Darin Kaihoi

We’re privileged to live in a wonderfully creative town. Owing to this, one of our favorite things to do is act as a platform for some of Sioux Falls’ finest artists. Today is no exception. Here is a recent interview from \’shift\115’s Jordan Loftis and singer\songwriter\lion-tamer\magician Darin Kaihoi. Make sure...

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Resources We Love

We of \’shift\115 worship collective have several go-to’s for everything from media tools to leadership training. And you know what? We feel like sharing. Here’s a few of our favorite resources. They’ve been helpful to us, and believe they’ll be the same for you, your worship leaders, or your pastors…...

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