This seminar was a hit at WorshipGod06 so we’re offering it again. You have three songs to learn and one hour to learn them. How do you develop arrangements quickly? Using simple but tested principles, you’ll see how you can maximize your musicians, and develop good musical arrangements in less time than you think. Different individuals will be invited to sit in with the band and receive evaluation.
Whether your relationship with your pastor or worship leader is a trial or a joy, this seminar will build your faith and provide practical steps for making it better. If you plan on attending the conference with your pastor or worship leader, this seminar would be great to attend together and talk about afterwards.
What should churches consider when faced with growth or a broken piece of equipment? How do you pursue quality without breaking the bank on audio equipment? If some extra money is found in the budget, what should you spend it on? How do you encourage musicians and other sound team members to care for equipment? These and other questions will be answered in this seminar that focuses on buying, maintaining, and upgrading your sound system.
Anyone who’s led a team for longer than a week knows it involves more than music. Relational conflicts, spiritual dryness, apathy, lack of focus, and envy are just a few of the challenges a leader will have to deal with in team members at some point. How does a leader effectively nurture a team in spiritual growth as well as musical skills? This seminar will give you renewed commitment to care for your team in a way that brings glory…
Fighting a losing battle against excessive stage noise? Thinking about switching to in-ear monitors? Want to understand more about their advantages and uses? This seminar will help you understand the purpose of in-ear monitors and how to benefit from them.
Not every Christian musician is called to serve exclusively on the worship team. What kind of relationship should there be between the local church and musicians who feel called to serve outside the bounds of the congregation? How does a pastor encourage and lead artist musicians to use their gifts without exalting them? What can artists do to express their music in a way that doesn’t negate their need for the church? Drawing on his own experience with musicians, Andy…
While God speaks to us through the Psalms, they are also models for how we speak to him. They are meant to inspire our own Word-centered prayers, filled with honesty, faith, thanksgiving, and confident trust in God’s steadfast love. This seminar will give you both the motivation and the tools to engage with God through the Psalms.
How do leaders and musicians deal biblically with anxiety, striving, pride, comparison, and the many temptations that accompany public ministry? Come hear biblical counselor David Powlison share insights from Psalm 131 that will give you a new perspective on your heart and fresh faith for overcoming the temptations every one of us battles.
Too many worship teams start the meeting feeling anxious, harried, and unprepared. Those feelings can be amplified if you meet in a rented facility and have to set up from scratch every Sunday morning. Dave and Ken, both from Covenant Life Church, will share principles for maximizing the time you spend rehearsing on Sunday morning. Topics to be covered include establishing a consistent monitor check procedure and rehearsal shortcuts.
Because the New Testament doesn’t mention the role of the worship leader, we tend to turn to various sources for ideas on leading worship—friends, worship artists, books, and our own experiences. But unless we know we’re doing what God has called us to do, we can lose our focus, get distracted, and become discouraged. This seminar will unpack a biblically based definition of a worship leader that Bob lays out in his book, Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the…
The Psalms are a wealth of resources when it comes to learning to write honest, faith-filled songs that glorify God and serve his people. Mark, Steve, and Vikki, three veteran song writers, will share how the Psalms have inspired them in their own songwriting and communicate principles that will help you in your own craft.
Where does someone find the time to find new songs, call the team, choose songs for Sunday, write out charts, rehearse the musicians AND hold down a full time day job? Those questions will be answered by worship leaders who are doing just that. A panel of leaders will share what they’ve learned from their challenges and successes, and how God has helped them to make the best use of their time.
Ever wonder if you’re contributing all you can to your team? This seminar will give you five core values to evaluate: godliness, expressiveness, humility, church involvement, and stewardship of your gifts. An excellent seminar for anyone wanting to strengthen their involvement in a team.