Whether you’re a Rookie Worship Leader or a Veteran Worship Leader, it’s never too early (or too late) to learn (and relearn) a few things that will help you be the best Worship Leader you can be. David Manner kindly allowed us to use his 50 Worship Leading Tips that, we hope, will help new and experienced […]
Learn more people’s names than new songs. Take a Sabbath every week. Make deposits in younger leaders and withdrawals from older leaders. Pray for and defend your pastor even when he doesn’t deserve it. Leave more things at the office when you go home. Ask how it might impact your family before asking how it […]
I have no desire to offer any further commentary on the recent SCOTUS decision regarding same-sex marriage and the implications it may or may not have on the church in America. Based on the news feeds and social media accounts I follow, many pulpits devoted their time last Sunday to preaching about this issue and […]
Christian contemporary music gets a bad rap nowadays (ironic, since Christian rap is one of the bright spots). Why? Let’s start with the “Jesus is my boyfriend” songs from artists straddling that barbed wire fence between secular and Christian. Ever since Debby Boone said “You Light Up My Life” was a love song to God, Christian […]
A Cruel Culture Here in middle Tennessee, we have watched a sad and tragic story unfold in recent weeks. The top aide to one of our senators was caught distributing child pornography. The picture of the law enforcement officers hauling him off the porch of his home hit every paper and was sad indeed. Then […]
Ed Stetzer brings up the issue of worship music again on this blog post, “How To Test Your Music”. He offers seven tests for songs to pass before they should be used in a worship service.