There are a handful of odd social media practices that have been normalized within Christian culture but the one I see most often is the amplification of accolades.
Category: Worship Culture
Five Thankful Texts Every Worship Leader Can Send at Thanksgiving
Here are five thankful texts every worship leader can send. I encourage you to copy these, make them your own and send them out today.
How To Recruit Volunteers to Your Worship Team
I’ve never met a worship leader who doesn’t desire a deep bench of skilled musicians and vocalists to serve on their team. Building any type of ministry takes a lot of hard work and is not for the faint of heart. Over the past 20 years I’ve had the great privilege of being involved with four church plants. Having built worship ministries from scratch, I learned many of these principles through much trial and error.
How To Lead A Creative Team Brainstorm
One of my favorite things to do with creatives is brainstorm. Creative brainstorms are a great way to uncover fresh ideas, promote team ownership and give your broader team(s) a voice into service design.
5 Reasons to Consider Sunday Morning Rehearsals
Part of shepherding a worship team is time management. Unless you work with pro musicians every week, you probably want to rehearse and even if you have a stellar band, there’s great value in simply being together in community.
Four Worship Ministry Fires
Ministry fires aren’t necessarily bad things although they can be. Some fires are indicative of a move of God, others may symbolize chaos, conflict and instability. Different seasons of ministry bring different fires to be managed.
God’s Favorite Kind of Worship
The type of acceptable true worship Christ looks for calls for our entire spirit, the totality of all we are, to be actively engaged. The nature of true worship is active, demonstrative and participatory.
What is Acceptable Worship?
You may be surprised to know that when Jesus talked about worship, He said nothing about music. In fact, the Bible is fairly silent on musical style with the exception of God’s love for new songs that express the new things He is doing among His people (Psalm 33).
How To Interview a Church
or men and women who want to serve in full-time vocational ministry. Because demand sometimes outnumbers the supply of candidates it may occasionally feel like candidates have the upper hand, interviewing a church as much as a church is interviewing them.
They’ve Gotta Go: Six Wrong Racial Behaviors In The Church
If we truly are "all one", there are some wrong behaviors in the church that first need to be corrected in each of our hearts if we truly desire racial reconciliation. Here are six wrong racial behaviors in the church that I have observed, and regretfully, participated in, either in thought or deed. They've all gotta go.