Tag Archives: Charismatic Worship

What I Learned About Songwriting From A Crazy Guy In Liverpool

When a crazy guy start ranting about war during a family holiday I never expected to learn a lesson about songwriting. But sometimes life hands you valuable insights in weird packages. Read all about what the guy taught me and … Continue reading

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Spirit Led Worship (Reloaded)

Newfrontiers blogger Gareth McNab at Amos5 is doing me the very great honour of blogging through each of my 12 ways to increase congregational participation and adding his own observations and application based on 9 years of leading. He’s raised … Continue reading

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The Saviour of Christian Music is Not a White Guy With a Guitar…

It’s a Black Man on a Mic. At first I thought it was merely a result of my ineptitude as a blogger.  I mean when you’ve giving away one of the best albums of the year and you’re struggling to … Continue reading

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Stop Singing, Start Worshipping And Get On That Treadmill!

Want to know how to work out whether a band is christian or not? Josh Harris (via Sound Doxology) is happy to help. (click to enlarge). Are you a leader who needs to get back to the heart of worship? … Continue reading

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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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Tuesday News & Links

A bumper week for links n’ things! Sovereign Grace go crazy, Tim Keller gets wise & the best female vocalist on the planet is back (recording – not ‘back on the planet’). We’ve got a conference, a magazine,  a shopping list … 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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