Dec 11, 2014

Worship leadership calls for worshipers, not spectators

An insightful article on worship

Do You Hear The People Sing?

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Dec 11, 2014

Worship leadership calls for worshipers, not spectators

An insightful article on worship

Do You Hear The People Sing?

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Jan 08, 2012

Reclaiming corporate prayer

It is interesting that for all the talk about the necessity of prayer in our ministries and the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, the time devoted to prayer in most weekend services is minimal and sometimes almost non existent. In addition, it is often obvious that when there is prayer it has not been thought through and yet it is meant to represent the whole congregation. Corporate prayer is often...
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Jan 02, 2012

Don't rob people of the joy of worship

One of the temptations, particularly as churches grow, is to professionalize worship to a place where it is about the "excellence" of the performance on stage, perfect timing, awesome acoustics and providing an " unforgettable experience" each week. I know pastors who actually become angry or anxious at any "imperfections" in the service. Appearances and performance can start to mean everything.


Wh...
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Jan 02, 2012

Don't rob people of the joy of worship

One of the temptations, particularly as churches grow, is to professionalize worship to a place where it is about the "excellence" of the performance on stage, perfect timing, awesome acoustics and providing an " unforgettable experience" each week. I know pastors who actually become angry or anxious at any "imperfections" in the service. Appearances and performance can start to mean everything.


Wh...
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Feb 05, 2011

Costly Devotion


Guest writer
Anna Blanc
Worship leader at the International House of Prayer in Kansas
City



I have a confession: I am terribly distracted while worship leading when I notice older saints connecting with the Lord in the room. It is not as though I can avert my eyes and move on; I am taken with the sight. Tears traveling down wrinkled faces, weathered hands lifted toward Heaven. There is something...
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Feb 05, 2011

Costly Devotion


Guest writer
Anna Blanc
Worship leader at the International House of Prayer in Kansas
City



I have a confession: I am terribly distracted while worship leading when I notice older saints connecting with the Lord in the room. It is not as though I can avert my eyes and move on; I am taken with the sight. Tears traveling down wrinkled faces, weathered hands lifted toward Heaven. There is something...
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