Church, Music, and some other stuff

How prepared are you for church?

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We’re all tired of the “that’s good enough for a church” attitude.  We’re sick of people expecting church to suck.  We want to bring our best to the table every single day because that’s the only way to bring honor to God.  So what can we do about it? Musicians: When’s the last time you sat down with some worship …

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Be a Gold Digger! …It Honors God

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This is part 2 of my series on excellence.  I encourage you to read Part 1: Battling the “that’s good enough for a church” Attitude, first.  I said it in that post, and I want to start today’s post with it again: The church has celebrated mediocrity for too long! After I got all fired up last week, I ended …

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Battling the “That’s Good Enough For A Church” Attitude


There is nothing that sets a fire inside of me more than a “that’s good enough for a church” attitude.  I’m going straight for the point.  The church has celebrated mediocrity for way too long. When I was younger, I remember going to a church where the band was awesome.  The vocalists were great! And I’ll be honest and say …

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The Secret to Growing as a Worshiper


Today’s post wraps up the 7 part series we’ve been in on what we can do to bring true worship into our churches.  I have all of the posts in this series listed at the bottom. I like to consider this post the cherry on top of everything that we’ve talked about in the other parts of this series.  It’s …

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What Nickelback Can Teach Us About Worship

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It’s becoming more apparent in our culture that being a famous band or singer is becoming less and less about creating great music and more about an image that people think is “cool.” I chose Nickelback as an example, but there are plenty of “radio-pop-megastar” artists that could fit into this. And before you think I’m just going to bash …

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Does Your Church Worship?…Do You?

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This is part six of a seven part series on what we can do as leaders to break through religion when it comes to worship!  I have all of the posts listed at the bottom. Nothing breaks my heart more than being in a worship service at a church that doesn’t express worship, and to look and see the pastor …

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Sweet Lorraine

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Oh man! This video got me in a “the first 10 minutes of the movie Up” kind of way!  This is exactly what I needed to counteract what I saw at the VMA’s. Please do yourself a favor and watch this! We need more song writers like Fred.  I miss Lorraine, and I never even met her. Enjoy this post? …

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