It would not be an overstatement to suggest that Integrity Music, specifically their Hosanna! Music series of live worship recordings, influenced and changed the way North America worships.
Worship Planning: Refining Your Song Canon
Just as flags mark ownership and territory, songs often reflect the desires we have for the Lord to take deeper ownership and territory of our hearts.
Worship Planning: Canon Conversation Starters and Closers
One of the most daunting things both a worship leader and pastor face every Monday morning is a blank sheet of paper.
Worship Planning: Organizing Your Song Canon
A worship leader’s job is done when the church sings aloud in spirit and truth.
Worship Planning: Defining Your Song Canon
Critical to the effectiveness of any worship ministry is determining what songs you will use to lead your people in worship.
Modesty: The Heart of A Worship Leader God Uses
I recently was reading the values of a church on their website. Dead center on the webpage it read, “Modesty: We value personal and ministry modesty, making Jesus famous, not ourselves”. When I read that something immediately resounded deep inside me. All my heart’s deepest desires were awakened. We’ve all been programmed to worship, …
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The Ultimate Destination of Biblical Worship is Vertic^l
Biblical worship, like our lives, is also consumed with destination and the final destination of all Biblical worship is vertical. I’m not saying that worship cannot or should not have horizontal aspects.
Prioritizing Our Worship Philosophy: Subject > Substance > Style
Every week when we gather to lead worship we stand as teachers in a classroom of congregants. The songs and materials we use in corporate worship teach others how to think about God. A.W. Tozer once said, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.”
Worship Disorders: Song Seekers Vs. Jesus Seekers
If you study church history (and you should), you will notice a repeating spiritual principle: Whenever there’s a move of God, new songs of worship often follow.
How Low Do You Go in Worship?
Every year during Passion Week I am reminded of one of the most supernatural and frankly, terrifying stories in the Bible...