Bill Blankschaen at Patheos on “Why I’ve Stopped Singing in Your Church.”
The Good (and bad) News about Small Church Worship Ministry from Musicademy
The Scripture to Music Collective have an interview with songwriters Bobby and Kristen Gilles
Gear / Tech
Is your guitar too loud? – what can you do to turn it down and maintain great tone?
From re:Worship – Reader’s Theater: John 6: 1-21 Here’s a reader’s theater version of John 6:1-21, the suggested gospel reading for Proper 12 B (July 29, 2012).
From Thom Turner at Everyday Liturgy: Prayer for the Eighth Week After Pentecost
Stephen Miller – Hide The Seams – Music Flow in Corporate Worship
“One of the greatest enemies of musical flow in worship is the awkward, pregnant pause that disrupts the momentum of the corporate worship experience. If you want to be the object of attention in worship, then by all means, leave long pauses in between songs. However, if you are aiming to eliminate as many distractions as possible for the people you’re leading, you need to learn to hide the seams of your song transitions”
A free ebook from Jon Nicol at Worship Team Coach: “What’s In Your Playlist? Building a System to Make Sense of Your Songs”