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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5 Principles for Curating Worship

Being involved in leading worship, it would be helpful to see yourself as a curator of worship. A curator is one who cares for, selects, oversees, presents, and often interprets content. The worship curator truly acts as a pastor who shepherds a team of people involved in worship leadership. As a...

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Making A Mess And Meeting God

There’s something about brokenness and messiness that creates the perfect context for our imperfect selves to encounter the Living God. Mandy Smith put together a book of ideas and experiments called “Making a Mess and Meeting God: Unruly Ideas and Everyday Experiments for Worship.”

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More Than A Set List

One of the latest trends of worship leaders and other church staff is posting their song set list from the weekly service(s). I have participated in this in the last couple years, and if you go back far enough, you’ll probably find a couple on this site. I would love...

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Reading: The Art of Curating Worship

In his book, Mark Pierson proposes a new approach to worship which includes the same, or similar, content used in corporate worship (ie.; preaching, singing, prayers) with exploring different ways at accomplishing it through the arts. He writes in his introduction, “I want to see a reformation of the church...

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