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Help! My Congregation Doesn’t Clap

Are you frustrated every weekend with how your church doesn’t want to engage with the music? “Why aren’t you clapping? Throw me a bone, here!”For the …

The Leadership Development Road Map

<b>Key Questions on the Path to Organizational Success</b><p>13,124 leaders provided their input for the Global Leadership Forecast 2014|2015, presented by DDI …

Negative Space

With any project, it can be much more powerful to leave things out rather than keep everything in.Let’s think about some of the most recognizable …

Tips on Maintaining Technical Production Equipment

Some recommendations on which pieces of equipment needs to have regular maintenance performed.<p>Facebook<p>Twitter<p>Google+<p>Pinterest<p>Jim Kumorek · January …

Up In Flames

I had an interesting experience last weekend. I was down in Florida mixing FOH for Christ Fellowship’s Stuart campus for the first time. I had spent …

The Myth of the Audience of One

The audience of one.You may have heard it in a song or sermon, read it on a t-shirt, or come to adopt it as a model for your ministry. The phrase is …

The Five Traits of Great Leaders

<i>By Gini Dietrich</i><p>The Peter principle is a concept in management theory formulated by Laurence J. Peter in which the selection of a candidate for a …

Story is King: Strategies for Better Video Interviews

Working in video production at a church whose name is Lives Changed By Christ, my team produces a lot of life-change interviews. Over the years, we …

10 Easy Ways Leaders Can Build Trust with Their New Teams

The new president of the company came in with grandiose visions of the future. She saw the untapped potential of the organization and set a vision …

5 Things To Adopt On Day One As A New Leader

Assuming a new leadership role can be daunting. Serving in a managerial role one day and a leadership role the next without receiving the “memo” of what leadership looks like is really a recipe for disaster. Without training or coaching, you only have two options: to rely upon the skills that …

Leadership

From Generalist to Specialist: What to Do When You’re Doing it All - NewChurches.com - Church Planting, Multisite, and Multiplication

September 30, 2015<p>From Generalist to Specialist: What to Do When You’re Doing it All<p>By Christine Hoover<p>Prior to planting, my husband served on a …

6 Habits Of Aspiring Leaders

If you want to lead, you can’t only be good at the job you already do. Start brushing up on your leadership skills right now.<p>Facebook wouldn’t be Facebook had Mark Zuckerberg decided to stay a programmer. At a certain point, anyone with talent and a great idea needs to stop executing and start …

Why Your Volunteers Are Quitting, Pt. 1

Let me start off by saying that I am not in full-time vocational ministry; I’m not a full-time, or even part-time, worship pastor, associate pastor, …

Should Leaders Focus on Results, or on People?

A lot of ink has been spilled on people’s opinions of what makes for a great leader. As a scientist, I like to turn to the data. In 2009, James Zenger published a fascinating survey of 60,000 employees to identify how different characteristics of a leader combine to affect employee perceptions of …

Are We Over-Thinking Scripture?

A while back, I wrote a paper for school on the tabernacle. You know, the place in the Old Testament that God told Moses to build, <b>to be the very</b> …

Seeds Conference 2015 | Main Session 7 – Greg Laurie

Music Recap<p>The night started out with You <i>(with their “Black Keys” arrangement)</i>, You Brought Me Back to Life, Never Once <i>(really awesome, low key</i> …

Seeds Conference 2015 | Breakouts – Friday

Here’s three more recaps from the breakouts I attended today. They include:<p>Section Communities: How They’re Changing Our Church with Ethan …

Seeds Conference 2015 | Main Session 6 – Willie George

No music this session, but Whit did set up this <b>hilarious video about the importance of audio volunteers for the bands.</b> Basically, they overdubbed …

Seeds Conference 2015 | Main Session 5 – Tom & Todd Mullins

Every conference has one. You know, the wild card session. Typically someone you don’t know real well, and it could go either way. Well, Tom & Todd …

3 Keys to a Healthy Relationship with Your Pastor

Worship leaders have many relationships that they need to balance and manage, with volunteers, staff members, and even your church family. <b>However,</b> …

Seeds Conference 2015 | Main Session 4 – Steven Furtick

Music Recap<p>Band started out strong with a cool dance number, I think its called All We Are but I can’t find an artist with it, complete with a dance …

Resources

<b>Worship Leaders/Ministries</b><p>Worship ministry out of Elevation Church in Charlotte, NC.<p>Creative out of Nashville, TN.<p>Thoughtful & Insightful worship …

Seeds Conference 2015 | Main Session 3 – Patrick Lencioni

Message Recap: Patrick Lencioni<p>Patrick is one of my favorite voices when it comes to leadership and specifically building healthy organizations. His …

Seeds Conference 2015 | Breakouts – Thursday

Thursday brought several opportunities for great breakouts. Well, literally, there were 3 opportunities to catch the breakouts that looked best for …

Seeds Conference 2015 | Main Session 2 – Whitney George

Music Recap<p>This session started with a beautiful video telling the story of a guy who came a long way to find his faith in Christ <i>(Originally used at</i> …

Seeds Conference 2015 | Main Session 1 – Willie George

Hey everyone!<p>If you’re new to the site: <b>Welcome, glad you’re here!</b><p>I’m fortunate enough to be attending the <b>Seeds Conference</b> at Church on the Move <i>(COTM)</i> …

5 Questions with Kalee Stikeleather

We’re a few of these 5 Questions posts into it, and I think we’re sorely missing the female perspective. When I was looking for women I wanted to …

4 Simple Worship Principles from Joshua | Part 3

<i>S</i>o far in our look at the story of Joshua, we’ve observed two principles to be true about our worship:<p>Today, we’ll look at another facet that is …

Working and Worshiping

How does someone whose job is helping create worship experiences stop working to worship?