10 Video Ideas for Student Ministry

17 years ago, I was a Student Pastor at a small church in North Carolina. The world has changed a lot in 17 years, especially when it comes to technology. I know first hand as I transitioned from Student Ministry to radio, television and media ministry. Media elements have become the... read more

Programming Like Jesus

If Jesus Christ were to create a student program what would it look like?  This is no small question and our responses to this question are worthy of deep thought, meditation, and prolonged periods of prayer. This question should lay before every pastor, church leader, and volunteer who has a... read more

Indivisible Movie Release

The movie Indivisible comes to theaters nationwide this weekend. The film is about the true story of Army Chaplain Darren Turner and his wife Heather. There has never been a feature film with a story solely surrounding that of an Army Chaplain and this movie tackles it head on. It’s... read more

Leading Lyrics in Worship: The Outcome

Leading lyrics, the practice of transitioning slides ahead of the time they need to be sung, is an important part of corporate worship in our churches today. In my previous blogs, I explained why this is so important, and then I focused on how to actually accomplish this, and what to look out... read more

If We Build It, Will They Come?

Being an avid baseball fan growing up, one of my favorite movies was Field of Dreams. It was the classic story of a novice Iowa farmer (Kevin Costner) that heard a voice while in his cornfield saying, “If you build it, he will come.” He then gets the vision of... read more

Leading Lyrics in Worship: The How

Leading lyrics, the practice of transitioning slides ahead of the time they need to be sung, is an important part of corporate worship in our churches today. In my previous blog, I explained why this is so important. And in this blog, I will be explaining how to actually lead lyrics. HOW DO... read more

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Leading Lyrics: The Why

Leading lyrics is an important part of corporate worship in our churches today. Even though this can seem minuscule in scope compared to the audio mix in the room, the lighting used in our services, the style of our teaching and communication, and many other aspects of our corporate gatherings,... read more