The goal of this seminar is to help classically trained pianists interpret guitar charts effectively and find a part to play within the context of a contemporary band sound. Topics will include chord structure and voicings, harmonic and rhythmic options, different uses of the left and right hands, deciding when to play melody, and the use of the various sounds available on an modern synthesizer.
Leaders can easily underestimate the effect their public prayers can have on the church, for good or ill. In this workshop you'll learn the importance of modeling Scriptural, engaging, gospel-aware, Spirit-empowered prayer, and be equipped in the practice of it.
A woman’s world is constantly changing. How do we maintain steadfast trust in God through so many different seasons of relationships and responsibilities? In this seminar, Julie Kauflin will share from her own experiences how God has helped her remain secure in Him as a vocalist, sound engineer, wife of a worship leader, mother, and grandmother.
What do you need to know about the ever-changing world of song publishing? What's are some of the ways to get your songs heard? How important is song publishing if you’re just writing for your local church? What heart issues do you need to be aware of as you publish your own songs?
Is our speech a fountain of life to others? Or do we find condescension, or doubt, more readily on our tongues than hope and help? For most of us, consistent encouragement does not come naturally, and yet we are called to speak on behalf of Jesus Christ, representing his grace and truth. This seminar will call us to use our words to bring spiritual nourishment into the souls of those who hear us.
Every leader will eventually face challenges that call for extraordinary faith. Whether we’re fighting the world, our flesh, or the devil, we’ll be tempted to give in to doubt, anxiety, discouragement, and even despair. But God equips those whom he calls. Whether you’re a pastor, leader, parent, or discipling Christian, this seminar will help you view your leadership responsibilities with an enduring trust in God's character and his faithful promises.
Songs, sermons, announcements, prayers, greetings, communion—how do they all fit together? And why? In this seminar, Bob Kauflin will talk about biblical principles that should guide our thinking and planning for our Sunday gatherings. This seminar is especially helpful for pastors and worship leaders to attend together.