Catch David Ruis from the USA Worship Central Friday afternoon keynote session here...you can find many of the talks and seminars from the conference in the Worship Central video section or download as an audio podcast.
Within our American Idol/Rock Star culture, often the goal is all about having--and keeping--the spotlight. As Christians, we belong to a least-is-the-greatest kingdom that pronounces the exact opposite, and yet worship leaders must regularly wrestle with the dynamics of being onstage in front of crowds...Read more
Ok, so I think I’ve got about ten minutes to blurt my thoughts out before my five-month-old baby will need my full attention again.
So, its obvious now - things have changed… and to be honest I think I’m still very much coming to terms with the fact that this change is permanent. I better get used to it, get the hang of it, and get on with it...Read more
As I’ve said before, the qualities you strive for in writing worship songs are the same ones you look for in selecting them for Sunday mornings or any time you are responsible to lead a gathering of believers in worship...Read more
What?! What a discouraging admonition you may think. Aren’t we encouraged to “sing a new song to The Lord” over and over again throughout the Psalms? Yes, exactly. Sing! Worship with a new song! Sing your prayers- from the depths of your soul. Cry aloud your honest expression of gratitude, praise, or lament, but try not to “try” writing a song. Are you confused?..Read more
Join 5,000 people for a historic night of worship and prayer live at HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London. Holy Trinity Brompton, Hillsong and Jesus House are excited to host an evening open to the whole Church.
Lately, I’ve been chewing on these two words and asking questions like “did our worship time feel like a conversation with a Living person-with God, or did we just contrive a spiritual performance? Did our time of worship foster a sense of community within the church or are we just enabling people to have a solo “experience” with God?”..Read more