Worship Planning & Leading

FREE Course: 10 Ways To Absolutely Destroy Your Worship Team

By Jon Nicol

A tongue-in-cheek look at the worship leaders actions and attitudes that can “destroy” the worship and music ministry in their church.

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How to Love Your Worship Songs (Even If You Hate Them)

By Jon Nicol

I have to regularly remind my team of this truth: When we start getting sick of a song, that’s just about the time the congregation is catching on.

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Episode 022: Being Present In The Moment

By Jon Nicol

Leslie Jordan talks about the All Sons & Daughters album, Poets & Saints. It was birthed by trek across Europe exploring historical figures whose lives still influence us today.

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How Do We Become More Honest In Worship

How Do We Become More Honest In Worship?

By Jon Nicol

I think our worship gatherings need an infusion of honesty in worship. In fact, I think our people are hungry for it—true lament, true questioning.

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Expectation & The Hardened Heart of The Worshipper

By Guest Writer

Worshipping is not about re-creation, it’s about new creation because God is thoroughly God, not our expectation of Him.

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Define Loud: Three Things To Consider Before Turning It Down

Define Loud: Three Things To Consider Before Turning It Down

By Guest Writer

There are several things people call “loud” that have nothing to do with your overall volume. These three things can help you deal with volume issues.

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What To Do When Your Singers Sing Too Much

By Jon Nicol

The problem: too many voices singing too many parts for too much of the song. It can distract from the worship experience. Here are some tips to help.

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7 Ways To Survive The Crazy Stress of Easter

By Jon Nicol

Easter can be a tough season for worship leaders. Here are seven ways to get through this season with at least a smidgeon of your sanity remaining.

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Are Your Singers Closing Their Eyes Too Much?

[Video] Are You Closing Your Eyes Too Much In Worship?

By Jon Nicol

[Short video training] A common barrier to leading and engaging the congregation in worship: closing our eyes too much. Discussion questions included.

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Four Simple Habits That Can Transform Your Rehearsal (Before It Even Starts)

By Jon Nicol

Ever had a rehearsal tank? I have. I won’t bore you with the story right now. Just suffice it to say that most anything that could go wrong did. (Except an earthquake. I can thankfully say we didn’t have a massive earthquake at that rehearsal.) Doing a post-mortem on that rehearsal, and others like it,…

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