The Pursuit Of Excellence 1 - Gifting
I think we would all agree that for lots of wholesome reasons we want our worship to be excellent, firstly to honour our Creator who deserves our praise, secondly to encourage the worshipper and thirdly to create something that would be attractive to visitors.
I recently enjoyed a rare trip to the Cinema with 2 of my children. We watched ‘The Meg’ (short for Megalodon – a giant, but extinct shark). We enjoyed the silly nature of the film (didn’t come close to Jaws for me!)...
The Pursuit Of Excellence - Introduction
The heart of 'The Worship Zone' is to encourage and equip churches and small groups to grow closer to our amazing God, by helping to improve your services, house groups and worship events in general.
Singing Our Story
So much of the worship culture that comes to us via social media is amazingly good. At this stage in history our worldwide worship community is writing great songs, producing brilliant recordings and delivering creative videos...
There is a lot of confusion surrounding how to choose the best key for leading worship with a mixed congregation. Everyone has a vocal ‘sweet spot’, a range of notes where they can sing with power, feel comfortable and sound at their best...
Playing Acoustic Guitar In Worship
I started playing acoustic guitar when I was 12. I can vividly remember that summer in 1986, sitting in a friend’s kitchen working my way through Russ Shipton’s Complete Guitar Player...
Sing A New Song
The Bible is full of songs and singing, from beginning to end. Job chapter 38 speaks of the morning stars singing for joy at the dawn of creation, and the book of Revelation is full of songs of praise to God...
The job of any worship leader, musician (or backing track) and sound guy is to work together to provide a solid, non distracting platform to aid their congregation in worshipping God. There are many mistakes that can be made...
I grew up in a church that really valued spontaneity in worship. We were a small congregation of about 70 with a small band. However, some of the most powerful worship times I’ve experienced and led were in that church of passionate...
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