Are you feeling: Stressed? Overworked? Under appreciated? Disconnected? Overwhelemed? Uncared for? Unloved? These are some of the signs of burnout. Burnout can occur when we…...
4 things that hinder congregational participation.
What kind of adult worshippers do you want to have? And then begin to work backward to define and develop what the goal needs to be for each age group and classroom within your church. You have 936 Sundays in the life of a young person. That’s over 900 opportunities, as you gather, to help kids fall in love with Jesus through worship.
In our worship – not just our “in the building” worship but our “in the worldwide church” worship – there are many different voices. We may gravitate toward some, and not toward others. This is natural, human. But we cannot dismiss any of our brothers and sisters for the ways in which they worship; in Christ, there is no them and us, no nation or denomination.
God's mandate corrects any and all self-centered approaches to worship. It reminds us that we don't worship the Lord to have our needs met or to feel better about ourselves or to get something out of it, though each of those objectives may be reached during times of praise. Instead, we worship in obedience to God's Word, regardless of how we feel.
by Mary Sirois Something is happening in worship right now. Maybe it’s always been happening. But over the last few years, I’ve sensed something is…...
I have never heard a sweeter sound than a group of kids singing with all their heart to our amazing God.
There are lots of reasons to sing in church, but what is the most important one?
Grassroots art and helping create fans of the only One who truly deserve it.
The space in which we offer our worship is critically important and can shape the ways in which we are spiritually formed.