From Separate to Together: 10 Practical Guidelines for Leaders Generally referenced as the High Priestly Prayer, Jesus included these words: “That they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me. The glory which […]
1. Don’t purchase/use an instrument that is too complicated for your musicians. “Workstation” keyboards offer a number of innovative built-in options (like on-board programming/sequencing, in-depth signal processing, sampling, recording, etc.). In most local church settings, such options are seldom (if ever) needed or employed. These extra bells and whistles often call for a higher retail […]
I have a favorite saying when I am in my music leader/director mode, and it is simply this, “Music is drama!” Sometimes when church choirs have worked hard to master notes, rhythms, vocal technique, blend and balance, they forget the dramatic impact intended by the use of music. Thus my little saying. I sometimes follow […]
We serve a God who is worthy of worship and praise, and we must wisely consider three factors in planning worship. By Ed StetzerWe serve a God who is worthy of worship and praise, and we must wisely consider three factors in planning worship.By Ed Stetzer I’ve always loved worship. As a failed worship leader […]
This year my wife and I will celebrate our 15th Christmas together. Early in our marriage we became interested in establishing the tradition of Advent in our home, especially once we had children (which we did 11 years ago).