Creativity

I just purchased some new items for our Leadership and our Creative Team from amazon.com that I’m now anxiously awaiting: Creativity Games for Trainers: A Handbook of Group Activities for Jumpstarting Workplace Creativity, By Robert Epstein Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques, By Michael Michalko Creative Whack Pack, By Roger…

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Church Marketing

I just recently finished reading this book by Richard Reising and I loved it. I think I wore out my highlighter in the process because there is just so much good stuff inside. Reising is dead on when he reminds us that marketing your church starts from the inside. It’s…

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Great Quote

“A person will worship something, have no doubt about that. We may think our tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of our hearts, but it will out. That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character. Therefore, it behooves us to…

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Worship Planing

Modern worship, as I talked about in the last post, takes a great deal of planning and preparation to successfully create the experience. It’s not something that can be pulled off in just a matter of days. Often, the services we put together take months of preparation. Let me outline…

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Welcome to beyond the noise!

As a worship director in a new, modern congregation I’m constantly looking for ways to make our times of worship more than just singing and preaching. God is a God of experiences – and our worship of Him should be an experience. I’m a firm believer that everything about the…

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