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Worship Tools 9.11.12

September 11, 2012

Articles

Rethinking the Worship Wars By Justin Deeter
“When it comes to worship styles we must think like a missionary.  No one method is superior to another, but one method might better advance the Gospel of Jesus in your community.” 

Weighing in On the Worship Wars by Matt Marino
“It doesn’t have to be a choice between a great band singing unsingable songs or being trapped with an organ and an archaic hymnal. Worship could be a recovery of the ancient pattern of Christian worship, artfully and powerfully done, with music that is culturally appropriate to the context you are in.”

 The Role of Singing in the Life of the Church by 
 
“In short, the God who has held back nothing from us, not even his only Son, deserves far more than the dregs of our attention and the leftovers of our affections.” 

Worship Leaders & Leading

The Worship Leader and Character from Biblical Worship, the blog of Music and Worship Leadership at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.
“Robert Murray M’Cheyne: ‘It is not great talents God blesses so much as likeness to Jesus.  A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God.’  Worship leaders need to seek to be conformed to the image of Christ daily.”

You are Called to More than Music by Jason Hatley

Songs

Top Ten Songs of Sending from Cardiphonia

Earlier,Cardiphonia released a post of their top opening songs for worship. This week the song collection revolves around the idea of sending God’s people forward from worship and into service.

Are you aware of the Liturgy Fellowship Facebook page hosted by Cardiphonia? A great resource!

Guitar Technique

How To Use A Cut Capo by Chris Vacher
Last week Chris shared a helpful post on using a capo. This week he moves on to using a cut capo.

Tech: Audio/Video

How to Plan for the Worship Band by Chris Huff

Our Motion Loop Render Settings by Jeff McIntosh at Church Motion Graphics
“The settings you choose to render your video files are very important. Unfortunately a lot of programs don’t give you clear direction on what settings to choose for desktop playback. Here is a detailed list of our hand-crafted render settings from our many years of research, testing and failed attempts….”

Worship Tools 7.31.12

July 31, 2012

New Releases

Emerging VoicesJesus Culture – Emerging Voices
Emerging Voices is the newest release on the Jesus Culture Music label and features four up and coming worship leaders; Derek Johnson, Mary Kat Ehrenezller, Nate Ward, and Justin Jarvis. 10 new original worship songs ranging from the deep and powerful “Mighty Fortress”, the surrendered message of “Where You Are”, and the soulful anthem, “I Belong To You”. From start to finish, Emerging Voices is a fresh worship experience by four relevant voices with a heart to see people encounter God and His love.  – From NewReleaseTuesday.com

 

Brothers McClurgBrothers McClurg – Join in the Sound
Brothers McClurg, a worship band hailing from western New York, invites listeners to Join In The Sound with their first full-length album. The new project follows the band’s 2011 introductory digital EP Alive, which was lauded by Worship Leadermagazine for its “tight harmonies” and “creative rhythms.” For Join In The Sound, Brothers McClurg delivers more of those signature harmonies on 10 new songs plus three songs from the EP. – From NewReleaseTuesday.com

 

Also check out:
Vertical Church Band – Live Worship From Vertical Church
Brian and Jenn Johnson – Undone 

Articles

9 Things To Consider When Planning Your Next Setlist – Posted by Peter D Webb 

How To Move Beyond Singing Songs to Leading Worship – by David Santistevan

TECH – Audio / Video

Songwriting

Should Songwriters Count Syllables Or Just Listen For Accents? by Bobby Gilles

Worship Tools 7.24.2012

July 24, 2012

New Releases

Magnificent Obsession: OneThing Live
You Are The Fire by Dustin Smith

TECH / AV

You’ll want to check out BigChurch Media – “There are a lot of graphics out there but many of our customers are utilizing more and more complex systems in their services and are looking for graphics that meet the quality of their systems. Our passion is helping you tell your story so that God’s message can be shared with the world.”  – also take a look at their other company Big AV Connection – “BigAV Connection is your source for all things audio, video, lighting, broadcast and projection. From microphones to hazer fluid, camera accessories to our new projector lamp finder, BigAV Connection has the products you are needing to make your business or ministry successful. Now through August 3, visit bigavconnection.com and use the promo code ‘ECHO_12? to receive 10% off your next purchase.

Articles

Should You Pay Your Praise Band? from Worship Ideas

Your Worship Team Can Grow . . . and Here’s How! from Jason Hatley

The Ultimate Worship Song Arrangement – from Musicademy (Hilarious!)

Gear

Guitar: What Is The Best Acoustic Guitar For Worship from Nic Riley at Worship Ministry

Copyright Issues: Christian Copyright Solutions

“Christian Copyright Solutions’s quest is to simplify copyright compliance and licensing for Christian organizations. Churches and ministries are using copyrighted works on an ever increasing basis. They want to use these works legally, but are often confused by the complicated world of copyrights. Hundreds of thousands of churches and ministries seek help with diverse licensing needs due to inexperience with copyright issues. CCS’s solution is to build digital bridges between copyright owners and users through its exclusive online web-based application, CopyrightSolver. Visit them for more info!

Orchestras, Choirs and Educational Services

Visit My Church Orchestra for all your orchestra and choral needs. They also provide solid discounts and services to academic institutions.

Worship Tools 7.3.12

July 3, 2012

SONGS:

From PraiseChords.Net  Hope of the Nations – Hillsong

A new Graham Kendrick song – Sailor’s Song – Story and Score

ARTICLES:

DJ or Worship Leader? from Gary Durbin’s blog.

A great list from Cardiphonia –  “that explore the actions and texts relating to corporate worship.” 

Friar Tuck Learns Worship: The Roundabout Road of Liturgical Resource Development: Review and Testimony

A Personal Rant on How We Describe Leading Worship by Michael Criner

Spirit and Truth: Don’t be a Tool (be an instrument) by 

Leading Worship: Walking In Your Gifts! by 

AUDIO:

From Alastair Vance’s blog: Compressing & Mixing Lead Vocal Tips in Logic Pro

From Musicademy: how to prevent audio feedback in church

PODCASTS:

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0112 – Public Speaking  Music comes natural to a lot of us, however public speaking can be a very different thing.

COPYRIGHT:

From Musicademy – The CCLI License: What Is Legal and What is Not?

 FUN:

FOR REAL! Tambourine Player Taserd During Church Service