Worship 101: Excellence vs. Discipleship

Worship 101: Excellence vs. Discipleship

Maybe my experience is limited, but I don’t see a lot of worship leaders participating in discipleship. I do see them participating in a never-ending… moreShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...
4 Reasons for a Mission Trip Interview

4 Reasons for a Mission Trip Interview

Mission trips are some of the hardest, most rewarding things I remember doing as a youth pastor. Taking students out of their elements to not… moreShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to...
Making the Most of Your Easter Service

Making the Most of Your Easter Service

I’ve always wondered what eggs had to do with Jesus rising from the dead on Easter. That is, until someone told me that it’s a… moreShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on...
Excellence in Your Absence: Guest Leader Checklist

Excellence in Your Absence: Guest Leader Checklist

Being on staff at a church often feels like it is a 24/7/365 gig. We do get two whole Sunday’s off per year, though. I… moreShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest...
Worship 101: Song Keys

Worship 101: Song Keys

Choosing worship song keys for a service is one of the toughest jobs a worship pastor has. Men and women alike can struggle when a… moreShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on...
Taking Criticism with Maturity

Taking Criticism with Maturity

For a large part of my ministry career, I struggled with taking criticism. Call it youthful rebellion; call it stubbornness, or whatever you like, but… moreShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...