Church, Music, and some other stuff

Worship Leaders – 4 Ways to Encourage People To Worship

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If you’re reading this, I’m assuming you’re a worship leader, church leader, or something similar to that.  And it’s very possible that you’ve been in a service, like I have, where it seemed like the worship was just… dead. If you’ve never been in a service like that, congratulations on reading this to simply better yourself.  For the rest of us, we …

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Solve Your “Unprepared Musician” Problems Once And For All!

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I’ve been hard at work over the last year working with a team to create a resource that is going change the way that we (musicians) prepare for our worship sets. Introducing WorshipOnline.com! Whether you’re an individual musician, or a worship leader seeking to equip your team, we have the tools to excellently prepare you for worship! The site is …

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Are You Treating Your Volunteers Like “Slaves”?

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If you’ve been a part of my blog for some time, you know that I’m the biggest supporter of excellence.  I am 100% for people being prepared and honoring of the positions they have.  Today I want to take a different approach.  And I’ll start with this statement… Your musicians on your team are not slaves. They aren’t workers. They …

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1 Simple Trick That Can Take Your Services To the Next Level TODAY!

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Today’s post is very short.  I want to share with you one simple production tip that you can implement today to really enhance your services.  In order to illustrate a point, I want you to press this play button. It’s going to play a simple pad sound while you read.  Make sure you can hear it well.  Continue reading and I’ll …

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Why Some People Have Such A Hard Time With Change in Church

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The other day I walked into Waffle House… (Yes, I love waffle house.  If you don’t know what Waffle House is, it’s kind of like IHOP. If you don’t know what IHOP is, it’s a restaurant that’s open 24/7 that specializes in breakfast.) Phew! Now that that’s out of the way… The other day I walked into Waffle House only …

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Are You Taking Responsibility For Your Own Worship?

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This is just a short piece of my free eBook I give away as a gift to people who subscribe to get my blog posts via email.  I hope it speaks to you in the same way it did me.   And I know what you’re thinking, “If he wrote it, and it’s speaking to him, does that mean he’s speaking …

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The “Secret Weapon” to Service Planning

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Long time no see!  I’ve been extremely busy these last few months and as a result, it’s been way too long since I’ve added a new post.  I’ll update you guys on what’s been going on with me at the end of this post! Now-a-days in church, the big thing in service planning is being “relevant.”  You know you’ve heard …

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Are You Numb To The Whole “Worship Service” Thing?

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One of the most awkward situations I’ve ever been in was a job interview for a worship position at a fairly large church in my city.  We went up to their media room and one of the two men interviewing me asked me to play and sing for them. They handed me a guitar and away I went with “Draw …

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Who’s Faking Worship In Your Church?

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As a worship leader, there are few things better than finishing a worship service where it seemed that everyone in the entire place was going crazy for Jesus. You know what I mean!  The service where everyone in the congregation is singing, jumping, lifting their hands, stage diving…ok, stage diving is questionable.  The point is, that it really makes a …

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3 Things You Should Know About In-Ear Monitors

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If you play music in church or in a worship band, you’ve most likely gotten, or considered getting, some in-ear monitors (IEMs). Especially as more and more churches switch from traditional floor wedges, to in-ear systems, more and more people are on the market for IEMs. I’m passionate about helping people, so today I want to give you the low …

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