Category Archives: Practical Worship Leading

Introduction to Worship Leading Class: Video 2 The Worship Hymnal – Choosing Songs for Repertoire

Here’s the second session of my introduction to worship leading class.  In this video we talk about why intentionally maintaining a worship repertoire is important and how to choose songs for your repertoire.  Enjoy! Interested in getting more great stuff … Continue reading

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Introduction to Worship Leading Class: Video 1 A Theology of Worship

I’ve recently just started teaching a class on worship leading at my church that covers my approach to different aspects of worship leadership.  I’m recording all the sessions and will post them here each week. The first class is on … Continue reading

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Worship Tips Wednesday: 5 Tips For Bassists

One of the most interesting tv shows of the early 1970s, “The Partridge Family” featured a group of actors who pretended to sing and play music that was actually performed by professional studio musicians (with the exception of David Cassidy … Continue reading

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Worship Tips Wednesday: 5 Tips for Drummers

Legend has it that once after Rich Mullins had just finished a worship concert a fan came up to him to share about his experience as part of the audience.  This particular fan raved about Rich’s music and then went … Continue reading

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Worship Tips Wednesday: 5 Tips for Vocalists

Question: How can you tell a vocalist is at your door? Answer: They can’t find the key and don’t know when to come in! Of course I’m joking, but it’s good to poke fun at ourselves every once in a while. … Continue reading

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Worship Tips Wednesday: 5 Tips for All Worship Team Members

As we enter the new year tomorrow, I’ve decided to start a new weekly post called “Worship Tips Wednesday” where I’ll share some helpful things I’ve learned while working with different team members.  The tips are meant to be practical, and … Continue reading

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Music Set Apart: Choosing Worship Songs Part 4

One of the unique features of the CCM Worship world is the prevalence of live recordings.  In most contemporary music genres live concert recordings are a relative rarity.  Usually a well known artist will release a handful of studio albums … Continue reading

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