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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
Worship From the Inside Out
Married to a seasoned worship leader I’ve surveyed the worship ‘scene’ from the inside and from the outside as a worshipper. I once wrote a poem titled ‘worship slot machine’ borne out of momentary frustration at the many comments received by worship leaders, often seemingly personal preferences dressed up as something more weighty, and sometimes representing polar opposite views within the same worshipping community.