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23 Top Churches on YouTube

With so many people using YouTube every day, that’s where churches have the greatest opportunities to have a presence, to be salt and light in the world, and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ!

 

The Role of a Worship Pastor

Worship pastors have a lot of responsibilities, but what is the actual role of a worship pastor? Matt McCoy from Loop Community and & author Zac Hicks sat down to discuss it.

 

Create Unity Between Tech Team & Worship Team

VIDEO: Kade Young is joined by Jimmy Cooper from HeyWorshipLeader.com. Jimmy shares his tips for helping the worship team and the tech team to work as one, in great harmony and unity.

 

Question: Is Your Church A Worshiping Church?

This week, assess your church’s health by using these questions to evaluate your church’s approach to each of the purposes of the church: worship, evangelism, discipleship, ministry, prayer, and fellowship.

The Story Behind: Breathe on Me, Breath of God

 

“Breathe on Me, Breath of God” was written by Edwin Hatch, a highly prestigious theological lecturer. The hymn was originally intended to be Edwin's personal prayer; a reminder that though theological discourse is well and fine, the core message of the Bible - faith in God - is most important.

Summer Slump

Worship Leaders, don’t you just pull your hair out in summer time? People take off for vacation and you’re left scrambling for players and vocalists. What to do?

1. I Speak Jesus
Charity Gayle / Steven Musso

 

2. Same God
Elevation Worship / Jonsal Barrientes

 

3. House Of The Lord
Phil Wickham

 

4. Goodness Of God
Bethel Music / Jenn Johnson

 

5. The Commission
Cain

 

6. In Jesus Name (God Of Possible) Katy Nichole

 

7. Hymn Of Heaven
Phil Wickham

 

8. I've Got Joy
CeCe Winans

 

9. Honey In The Rock
Brooke Ligertwood / Brandon Lake

 

10. The Blessing (Live)
Elevation Worship / Kari Jobe / Cody Carnes

11. Thank You Jesus For The Blood
Charity Gayle

 

12. This Is Amazing Grace
Phil Wickham

 

13. 10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) Matt Redman / Passion

 

14. Promises
Maverick City Music

 

15. Firm Foundation (He Won't)
Cody Carnes

 

16. Battle Belongs
Phil Wickham

 

17. Way Maker (Live)
Leeland

 

18. Graves Into Gardens (Live)
Elevation Worship / Brandon Lake

 

19. A Thousand Hallelujahs (Live)
Brooke Ligertwood

 

20. Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me CityAlight

The worshipideas newsletter lists the top 20 songs from CCLI one week and PraiseCharts the next week to help you keep aware of what churches are singing. CCLI tends to reflect a more broad sampling of both contemporary and blended churches, PraiseCharts shows what's popular right now in churches that are more contemporary.

 

About: Don Chapman’s passion is for the Church, music and technology, and he blends all three into resource websites devoted to contemporary worship: hymncharts(.)com and worshipflow(.)com.

He’s the editor of the weekly worshipideas(.)com newsletter that’s read by over 30,000 worship leaders across the world. A prolific arranger and songwriter, Don has had songs published by Word, Integrity Music, G3worship and Worship Today, and has orchestrated music for Christian artists Chris Sligh and Jeremy Camp. He’s been featured on the 700 Club, has been quoted in USAToday and is a guest lecturer at Liberty University.

 

The first worshipideas email newsletter went out to about 400 people on February 11, 2002 (in the heyday, right before the blog explosion, the newsletter amassed over 100,000 subscribers. These days it hovers around 30,000.) Worshipideas was born out of Don’s own desire to share what he was learning as a first-time worship leader at a church plant. Back in 2002 contemporary worship was still fairly new and the worshipideas newsletter and website helped worship leaders across the world figure out this new form of worship.

 

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