The Purpose of Church Worship And The Role of Music

Lately, I’ve had the opportunity to visit a wide variety of churches. Every one of them has a very different approach to leading congregational worship. And, as I’m sure I heard Robert Webber say, “I’ve found myself thinking and rethinking” about two very fundamental questions. What is the purpose of church worship? and What is [...]

By |2019-12-09T21:47:07-06:00September 29th, 2017|Leadership, Recommended, Theology|2 Comments

Do You Know These 10 Amazing Reasons Why We Worship ?

Why do Christians worship? Why should we sing and praise and worship God? Matt Redman has a wonderful song entitled “10,000 Reasons” that offers many affirmations for praising God. But there are far more than just 10,000 reasons to bless and worship the Lord. Here are what I consider to be 10 amazing reasons “why we worship”. These are [...]

By |2017-04-22T11:04:31-05:00April 22nd, 2017|Practical Advice, Theology|2 Comments

Tozer on Worship and Entertainment #1

Note: Hey friends, I’ve been busy this summer preparing an online course on worship and discipleship. Over the years I’ve been influenced and inspired by the work of A. W. Tozer, as have many in the worship space. The following are several quotes I pulled from chapter 1 of the book entitled “Tozer on Worship [...]

By |2016-08-24T08:53:06-05:00August 24th, 2016|Spirituality, Theology|0 Comments

Draw Me Nearer: Songwriting As An Overflow of Intimacy

Note: I’m delighted to be a guest contributor to the WorshipTeamTraining.com website. This article contains my recent guest post “Draw Me Nearer” along with bonus links to the recording of my song and lyrics.  Guest Post http://www.worshipteamtraining.com/draw-me-nearer/ In this article I want to talk about two things. First, some biblical principles for developing [...]

By |2016-08-19T09:32:21-05:00August 19th, 2016|Devotional, Songwriting, Theology|0 Comments

To Obey Is Better Than Sacrifice

Final installment! In this series we’ve been looking at Five Epic Worship Fails from scripture,  what we can learn from them, and how we can apply their lessons in our lives and ministry. Make sure you read the Introduction first! Epic Fail Number Five: King Saul Disobeys (1 Samuel 13:7-15 1 Samuel 15) In the [...]

By |2016-06-10T17:27:10-05:00May 23rd, 2016|Leadership, Practical Advice, Seminars, Theology|0 Comments

Lip Service Won’t Cut It

In this series we’re looking at Five Epic Worship Fails from scripture,  what we can learn from them, and how we can apply their lessons in our lives and ministry. Make sure you read the Introduction first! Epic Fail Number Four: Lip Service: Jesus Confronts The Pharisees (Mark 7:1-13, Matthew 15:8-9) Background of the story. [...]

By |2016-06-10T10:33:54-05:00May 16th, 2016|Leadership, Practical Advice, Seminars, Theology|0 Comments

Integrity Matters

In this series we’re looking at Five Epic Worship Fails from scripture,  what we can learn from them, and how we can apply their lessons in our lives and ministry. Make sure you read the Introduction first! Epic Fail Number Three: Ananias & Sapphira (Acts 5:1- 11) Background. Here’s the scene. The book of Acts [...]

By |2016-06-09T07:32:59-05:00May 9th, 2016|Leadership, Practical Advice, Seminars, Theology|0 Comments

You Gotta Do God’s Work, God’s Way!

In this series we’re looking at Five Epic Worship Fails from scripture,  what we can learn from them, and how we can apply their lessons in our lives and ministry. Make sure you read the Introduction first! https://www.robstill.com/five-epic-worship-fails-and-what-we-can-learn-from-them/ Epic Fail Number Two: David and The Ark (2 Samuel 6, 1Chronicles 13 & 15) Background of the [...]

By |2016-05-02T09:10:29-05:00May 2nd, 2016|Leadership, Practical Advice, Seminars, Theology|0 Comments

12 Essential Scriptures to Disciple Worship Volunteers

As I write this article, we are in the Eastertide season, the 50 days between Resurrection Sunday and Pentecost. One of the traditional stories that would be preached during this season is the “Great Commandment” that Jesus gave for his followers to “go and make disciples” (Matthew 28:19). A disciple is a believer who is [...]

By |2016-04-27T09:28:18-05:00April 27th, 2016|Leadership, Practical Advice, Theology|0 Comments

Worship Ministry Insights from Cain & Able

In this series we’re looking at Five Epic Worship Fails from scripture,  what we can learn from them, and how we can apply their lessons in our lives and ministry. Make sure you read the Introduction first! https://www.robstill.com/five-epic-worship-fails-and-what-we-can-learn-from-them/ Epic Fail Number One: The Story of Cain & Able (Genesis 4) Background of the story. We are [...]

By |2016-04-27T11:56:39-05:00April 23rd, 2016|Leadership, Practical Advice, Seminars, Theology|0 Comments