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“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge…” (Hosea 4:6)

What’s my motivation?

I had a recent conversation with some friends about what motivated us to go into  ministry.  It got me to thinking about how I got started in the worship ministry.  I was about 15 years old when I officially became

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Evangelistic Worship: 3 Practical Tasks

2. GETTING UNBELIEVERS INTO WORSHIP The numbering is not a mistake.This task actually comes second, but nearly everyone thinks it comes first! It is natural to believe that non-Christians must get into worship before “doxological evangelism” can begin. But the

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Worship: Always Expectant, Never Expecting

by Erin Wikle I can’t tell you how many times I’ve walked into a Sunday morning worship service with the intention to encounter God solely for the purpose of personal gain. I don’t mean to be dramatic, but it’s true.

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Worship is a War Song

Warriors from nearly every culture and nation have marched, sailed, and rode into battle while singing. We are the army of God, and so we too will sing. In the Western tradition an officer would shout “Singers to the front!” as

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  About a week ago something happened to me.  As I was driving home from work I had, I guess what you would call an anxiety attack.  I had never experienced one before so as you might imagine it was

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Top 20 Interesting Facts about Worship Leaders

Worship leader magazine did a survey of over 2,500 worship leaders and this was the result.

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by Francisco Villalpando I remember the first time I went to Starbucks and being in awe and amazement at the unique light fixtures, the dim mellow lighting, the big comfy leather couches and the jazz music playing in the background. 

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Spontaneity in Worship

If planning is classical music, spontaneity is jazz. Both are important for serving the church faithfully with our gifts. Pursuing spontaneity isn’t simply about breaking our routine or being creative. We want the Spirit to manifest his power through us

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10 Essential Traits of a Worship Pastor/Leader

One of my life’s greatest privileges has been serving as a worship pastor, and with this responsibility my eyes have been opened to so many different facets of what the job really requires, as opposed to what I imagined it

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Your Worship Isn’t Enough

Worship is more than a song. But the song really matters, too. [FA_Lite id=”270″] [FA_Lite id=”270″] Sometimes church feels like a surreal high school pep rally. The guy with the bullhorn (worship leader) pumps up the fans (congregation) to go

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