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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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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Why Our Songs Matter

Have you read the news lately? It looks like the world is getting darker and darker, doesn’t it? It almost seems like every time I look at social media, I see another friend who used to run hard after God now turning away from the faith. Though there are great...

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Worship Is Not A Spectator Sport

“Sing to God, sing in praise of his name, extol him who rides on the clouds; rejoice before him — his name is the Lord. A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.” – Psalms 68:4-5 I have been considering what it means...

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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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Upbeat Worship Songs

We recently asked people in our Facebook Group what some of their favorite upbeat songs (old and new) are to lead in community worship. We’ll continue to update this list as well as link to any additional resources. I don’t know about you, but I’m really good at chill, emo, introspective worship...

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1 on 1 Lessons and Discipleship

by Matthew Tims, owner/instructor at Coming Hour Working with individual musicians on your worship team is one of the most efficient and most underutilized ways to disciple those under your leadership. It can be more effective than the best-run rehearsal and can cultivate a deep level of trust with your...

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