Admittedly, this post is somewhat “tongue in cheek” and intended to let us laugh at ourselves a little. I’m calling out some intangibles of our physical expressions in worship we sometimes employ to generate more energy and enthusiasm from our congregations. See if any of these “go to” moves are something you do and ask yourself, “Is this really a distraction?”
http://media.blubrry.com/worshiplife_with_mike_harland/p/ministrysites.s3.amazonaws.com/podcasts/worshiplife/EP95_WORSHIPLIFE.mp3Podcast (worshiplife-comfeedworshiplifewithmikeharland): Play in new windowSubscribe: Android | RSS Today’s WorshipLife Podcast features Mike Harland and Brian Brown talking with Special Guest, Daniel Im. Daniel is Director of Church Multiplication for NewChurches.com and LifeWay Christian Resources. Listen as Mike, Brian and Daniel discuss the ins and outs of leading worship in a new church. To […]
Often we think of the corporate worship gathering as two things that happen in the same service – singing and preaching. Typically musicians take about half of the time and the Pastor takes the other half – it’s two leaders doing two things. I’ve come to think of the worship gathering in a different way. […]
http://media.blubrry.com/worshiplife_with_mike_harland/p/ministrysites.s3.amazonaws.com/podcasts/worshiplife/EP89_WORSHIPLIFE.mp3Podcast (worshiplife-comfeedworshiplifewithmikeharland): Play in new windowSubscribe: Android | RSS Today’s WorshipLife Podcast features Mike Harland and Brian Brown discussing the connection between a song and the story of the worshiper. “A person’s experience and intimacy in Christ, in worship, has a direct correlation to the story of what God is doing in their life. What […]
Fumble with his sermon notes? Maybe. Sit at the front and look around as the congregation sings? Perhaps. Sing with abandon? Possibly. Just what is the pastor supposed to do during the congregational singing? Does it even matter? It’s a question I’ve been asked several times recently and one I saw modeled beautifully in a LifeWay Chapel service. […]
http://media.blubrry.com/worshiplife_with_mike_harland/p/ministrysites.s3.amazonaws.com/podcasts/worshiplife/EP57_WORSHIPLIFE.mp3Podcast (worshiplife-comfeedworshiplifewithmikeharland): Play in new windowSubscribe: Android | RSS Today’s WorshipLife Podcast features Mike Harland and Brian Brown talking about the worship leader’s role during the “Invitaion” time at the end of a service. In our role as Worship Leaders, how can we be more intentional about making sure we don’t waste that precious moment […]
In his biography on Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Iain Murray writes about the seriousness and attentiveness that surrounded the preaching at Westminster Chapel in London during Lloyd-Jones’ ministry: Silence prevailed in the large congregation. The stillness generally deepened as the service proceeded… There were certain arrangements designed to encourage quietness. For the first part of the service […]
http://media.blubrry.com/worshiplife_with_mike_harland/p/ministrysites.s3.amazonaws.com/podcasts/worshiplife/EP3_WORSHIPLIFE.mp3Podcast (worshiplife-comfeedworshiplifewithmikeharland): Play in new windowSubscribe: Android | RSSSummary of Moving Back to One Style of Worship: Dr. Thom Rainer wrote a blog post titled, “Six Reasons Churches Are Moving Back to One Worship Style.” Together, Mike and Brian discuss churches seeing the benefit of a single approach to the worship ministry. Mike talks from […]
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