Volunteer Driven Service

One Tip to Make a Volunteer-Driven Service Feel Professional

During my years as a worship leader, I have worked with a number of volunteers who were not comfortable on stage, got the shakes, and had little to no experience working with a microphone. Everybody has specific issues to work on, but there is a single common issue I’ve seen, without fail, that every volunteer needs … Continued

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Liturgy: A Reason to Sing

Responsive Worship: A Reason to Sing

In his book, Rhythms of Grace, Mike Cosper describes the word liturgy saying, “The word itself comes from two Greek words meaning ‘public work,’ or (as it’s often described) ‘the work of the people.’ To talk about liturgy in its most basic sense is to talk about what the congregation is gathering to do.” Every … Continued

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The Modern Worship Problem: A Response

The Modern Worship Problem: A Response

The Internet, while still relatively young, is clearly cyclical. If you pay attention, you will noticed that every few months the same stories go viral and old discussions are revived. It’s one thing I like about our digitized world. I like conversations to come back around because I think it’s healthy to think through the … Continued

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Sing to Remember

Sing to Remember

God’s Command to Sing At the end of Deuteronomy, God gives an interesting command to Moses. At the very end of the Torah, the first five books of the Bible that were passed around and taught to generations of Israelites, God gives instruction for how we should worship him. In this penultimate discussion, he calls them to remember. … Continued

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