Five Epic Worship Fails and What We Can Learn From Them

[Note: This is a 6 part blog series based on a recent webinar workshop I taught for WorshipTeamCoach.com entitled “Five Epic Worship Fails and we can learn from them.” It is intended to be used as a biblical training resource for your worship team. These are offered as a series of short videos (5 to 10 [...]

By |2016-04-16T14:56:20-05:00April 16th, 2016|Leadership, Resources, Theology|6 Comments

What Worship Ministry Volunteers Need To Know About Biblical Worship

You can listen to Worship Team Coach interview on the “The Exceptional Worship” podcast, on i-Tunes. I really enjoyed being interviewed by WorshipTeamCoach.com about my favorite topic, Biblical foundations of worship on The Exceptional Worship Podcast. In the podcast, Part Two of the series, host Jon Nicole and I discuss Seven Big Ideas that your worship [...]

By |2015-08-06T20:21:55-05:00August 6th, 2015|Resources, Theology|1 Comment

Do You Know Why To Give Thanks?

[guestpost]Happy Thanksgiving to You! This is a re-post I wrote a while back, but it’s still appropriate for today. [/guestpost]  The command to be thankful, to “give thanks” permeates scripture, appearing over 40 times.  It is a foundational heart attitude that God requires. Why is that? […]

By |2014-11-26T18:38:19-06:00November 26th, 2014|Spirituality, Theology|1 Comment

[MindMap] Wholehearted Worship Overview

Wholehearted Worship : A Practical Theology Understanding the Why and How of Worship The Bible is a big book with a lot of information. This mind map represents a summation of my "Practical Theology of Worship" seminar.  It is a framework for understanding and practicing the major themes of biblical Worship. I've condensed a 20+ [...]

By |2015-08-06T20:11:55-05:00August 6th, 2014|Resources, Theology|0 Comments

What Is The Purpose of Church Worship ?

Once again I find myself thinking a lot about what worship IS and IS NOT. This is not a bad idea if you're responsible for leading worship. It's a big responsibility,  a serious undertaking and a high calling. Worship decisions are huge for the spiritual formation of your people. Frequently, we should look at what [...]

By |2013-02-28T16:36:38-06:00February 28th, 2013|Theology|2 Comments

3 Benefits of Studying Theology of Worship

  I've got a lot of books on theology of worship ... I'm a music guy who, over time, evolved into a worship guy.  That calling to be a worship leader led me to this passion for understanding and sharing theology of worship.  This post follows up  "8 Compelling Reasons To Study Worship [...]

By |2014-02-27T11:16:35-06:00January 11th, 2013|Theology|2 Comments

8 Compelling Reasons to Study Worship Theology

I am passionate about wholehearted worship and  practical theology. I think every worshiper should be. Here's why. 1. Worship Flows From The Inside Out "Word of God in; word of God out." Ray Hughes You worship from the overflow of what you put into your heart, mind and spirit. So, are you being filled with [...]

By |2014-02-27T11:27:26-06:00January 4th, 2013|Theology|14 Comments

About That Book I’ve Been Writing …

Coming soon! This post will be short and sweet. I've been a little slack on blog articles because I've been really focused on writing my book. The working title is "Wholehearted Worship: A Practical Theology", it's based on the seminars I've been giving the last few years. It's a comprehensive look at the [...]

By |2012-11-29T12:24:48-06:00November 29th, 2012|Theology|5 Comments

Truths To Empower The Worship Leaders Mindset [Part 2]

This is an excerpt from Part 2 of my guest post  at WorshipTeamCoach.com, Nine Truths to Empower The Worship Leaders Mindset [Part2]. The WorshipTeamCoach.com website by Jon Nicol is a great resource, I love his pithy humor. You can read Part One here. ____________________________________________________ 5. Priorities – keep the main thing the main thing. “Love [...]

By |2012-06-07T07:52:50-05:00June 7th, 2012|Theology|0 Comments

Nine Truths To Empower The Worship Leaders Mindset [Part 1]

This is a guest post  I contributed to WorshipTeamCoach.com, Nine Truths to Empower The Worship Leaders Mindset. The WorshipTeamCoach.com website by Jon Nicol is a great resource, I love his pithy humor. Here’s the intro to my post, it will run as a two part series. ___________________________ Worship leaders, singers and musicians tend to be [...]

By |2012-06-06T09:51:36-05:00June 6th, 2012|Theology|0 Comments