How Loud Should Our Church Music Be? – Jordan Richmond
If you have any semblance of modern, band-driven worship, I guarantee you’ve had complaints about volume. I had a guy who would stick toilet paper in his ears every week and obnoxiously pace the foyer during the music set. Conventional wisdom tells us that more volume equals more energy. After all people don’t want to hear themselves sing right?
Nashville Couple Revive Lost Art of Hymn Writing – Bob Smietana
Most songwriters in Nashville want to get their songs on the radio. Keith and Kristyn Getty hope their songs end up in dusty old hymn books. The Gettys, originally from Belfast, Ireland, hope to revive the art of hymn writing at a time when the most popular new church songs are written for rock bands rather than choirs.
Modern Worship Keyboards: My Setup for Loops, Click and Keys with Mainstage – Rich Kirkpatrick
After affectionally being called “vintage” I have decided to stick with that title as a worship leader and worship keyboardist. But, volunteering on our church worship team requires thinking beyond my vintage roots to support a modern worship band at the keys.
Singing In Tune – Stan Loyd
Have you ever wondered what the trick is to singing in tune? For some, it is natural…but for most mortals, this ability has to be developed. While listening to the other parts while singing is THE most important activity to help sing in tune, there are other things a singer can do.
Worship Leader Tips #1 Song Selection – Andy John Smith
Do you ever agonise over which worship songs to include in your set list? Here are 6 tips I hope you find helpful.