Category Archives: Worship Leading

Does The Holy Spirit Thrive On Chaos?

Paradoxically one of the ways we’ve learned at Grace Church to be prepared for the Spirit spontaneously directing our meetings is by first getting clear on what an average meeting looks like. Not a boring meeting but one where the … Continue reading

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12 Ways To Increase Congregation Participation (Pt. 4)

For the last few weeks I’ve been looking at what worship leaders can do to encourage more Spiritual gifts from the congregation. You can read the previous posts here (part one, part two, part three. Here’s the final instalment. Constantly … Continue reading

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12 Way To Increase Congregation Participation (Pt. 3)

What can worship teams and worship leaders those do to encourage more Spiritual gifts from the congregation in their worship times? How can they help and not hinder? For the last few weeks I’ve been sharing some of the lessons … Continue reading

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12 Ways To Increase Congregation Participation (Pt.2)

What can worship teams and those who lead them do to encourage more Spiritual gifts from the congregation in their worship times? (or at the very least what can they do to not get in the way?) Last week I … Continue reading

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12 Ways To Increase Congregation Participation (Pt.1)

I have the great blessing of being part of a Church that has numerous spirit filled contributions from the congregation in every meeting. Though Grace Church has been going for 7 years now most of that time has been one … Continue reading

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Where Should Worship Start?

As we gather people on a Sunday morning whose heads are buzzing with all kinds of different things and together begin to focus our thoughts, where should we be pointing them? Mark Driscoll is of the opinion that repentance should … Continue reading

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Three Wise Men – #3 Brown On Syrup & A Classic Album

Jamie Brown @ Worthily Magnify has a good post called ‘Say No To Syrup.’ he says There’s nothing wrong with syrup… on pancakes. There is a problem with syrup in church. It tastes sweet and it makes people feel happy, … Continue reading

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Three Wise Men – #1 Kauflin On Killer Christmas Tunes

Bob Kauflin on GOOD congregational christmas songs He recommends On Christmas Day – Matt OsgoodMy Soul Magnifies the Lord & Joy to the World (Unspeakable Joy) Chris Tomlin (both on his new album, Glory in the Highest)Light of the World … Continue reading

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If I Close My Eyes They Can’t See Me

Worthily Magnify, by Virginia resident Jamie Brown, is one of the best new blogs I’ve seen on worship (when I finally get around to doing a blogroll it’ll be on there!). Here’s a few extracts from an excellent post on … Continue reading

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Paul Baloche – Choosing A Drummer (Or Choosing NOT To Have A Drummer!)

More wise words from Paul Baloche. (although if I had a drummer who practiced whilst driving I’d rather rehearse with him and then get someone else to give me a lift home!) Related Posts: Small band arrangementsBand on the run

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