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5 Tips for Productive Worship Rehearsals

I have made many mistakes over many years of leading music and worship. I share this freely with churches and worship teams I consult with. Articulating the basics articulated for both yourself as the leader and your team greatly improves your game. Also, teams need to have unity. Unity must be intentional, not randomly executed. This list was born from past mistakes.

LED Video Walls: 4 Reasons Your Church Should Consider One

Over the last two decades, congregations have engaged in worship through added visual elements during services.  Eyes that once were focused down on a hymnal are now more often looking up at wall-projected content. Lately, many churches have decided to take this a step further by installing LED video walls in their sanctuaries. These video walls enable church leaders t

4 Pros and Cons of Secular Movies at Church Events

Churches often hold events for kids, youth ministry, families, and the community. A movie night can be a great non-threatening outreach event. Although movies are a wonderful form of entertainment, how does a church select a movie that will not conflict with the Christian worldview, be viewable for an audience of all ages, and also manage to be entertaining?

Buying a New Church PA System

When our congregation approved the construction of a new sanctuary, my pastor told me that he wanted me to be in charge of the selection and installation of the PA system. I immediately said a very definite “NO!” Several passionate conversations later, he asked, “Why is it that you are so unwilling to take charge of this project?”

12 Best Worship Leader Conferences

As a worship director, you need times during the year to get away, to refresh, to work on your skills, and to connect with other worship leaders. Investing in yourself by attending a conference helps you return to church the following week with new ideas and solutions to issues you may have dealt with for years.