I delivered this message for my Metroworship Academy Creative Showcase on Monday 25 November 2013. Since I was in the company of people who could really sing or play music, I decided it was safest if I did neither. Instead, I wanted to inspire the students to apply God-birthed creative thinking in way that could […]Read More The Transformative Power of a God-Idea
Last night, I was chatting to one of our AV people at church and I was trying to challenge her about how the AV ministry must go beyond just one of projecting songs on a screen. In fact, there is so much potential to use visual elements in a service to inspire worship in the […]Read More From the Archives: Are you an AV Projectionist or a Visual Worship Leader?
Last night at Metroworship Academy, we completed our last module which was on “Stage Presence”. How we as worship ministers communicate on stage is an important part of our task in leading the congregation. It brought to mind the issue of worship vs performance, so I thought it would be apt to re-hash this blog […]Read More From the Archives: Worship’s Dirtiest Word
As worship ministers, it’s so easy, isn’t it, to play wonderful music, sing beautiful songs, move a big crowd, all the while thinking that God was in it all? I’m not saying He isn’t, by the way. But I wonder how much of it can sometimes be viewed as a substitute for God’s presence, even […]Read More Making Room for the Presence of God
I’m really excited as Fantastic Team 3 prepares to lead worship this Sunday at Faith Community Church. Every time our team is on, there is a real sense of excitement, as if it were all playing together for the first time. And I think that’s the way it should be! So often, our service to […]Read More Set List: Faith Community Church (17 November 2013)