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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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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Higher Plane

The last couple weeks, the Lord has been speaking to me through the life of David. As I read through the stories of his life, I kept thinking to myself, “this guy is operating on a totally different plane than everyone else”. Over and over, David responds to his circumstances...

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Closer Still

Closer still. Closer still.
 Jesus, come closer still. We are nothing without you. Come and have your way. Invade this place, invade my heart. James writes to First-century Christians about drawing near to God and turning from earthly ways. He hits on the importance of humility and rejecting self-seeking pleasure,...

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Dreams & Deeper Rhythms

During the Summer of 2011, I had a series of dreams on leading worship and some other seemingly random things. I want to share specifically about the dreams where I was leading worship. In each of these dreams, I remember feeling very anxious and stressed out. The dreams typically started...

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