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New Year – New Commitment

4 Jan , 2016  

Okay, take a deep breath and pat yourself on the back. You’ve just made it through one of the most difficult times of the year for your church, music department, and family. The Christmas concerts and productions are over. You probably had some sort of prayer service or watch night service to ring in the […]

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December Worship Songs

8 Dec , 2015  

Hey everyone! It’s December so we’re all about giving you a little extra. The following is our song set from this year’s National Youth Convention in Nashville TN. It’s a powerful set that really brings the congregation into an atmosphere of thankfulness and worship. It seemed to really go over well at NYC and we […]

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Leaders Don’t Happen By Accident

2 Dec , 2015  

Leaders don’t happen by accident. Nor does becoming a great leader just happen randomly or by mere coincidence. There’s not a “big bang” in the cosmos and suddenly a great leader is born. While older schools of thought suggested that great leadership qualities were by innate design and some were just blessed to be natural […]

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Tech

Media – Amplification

18 Nov , 2015  

The audio amplifier was invented in 1909 by Lee De Forest and it changed everything, now with a little electricity and an input sound one could change even the smallest whisper into a deafening trumpet. Much like the amplifier your media and tech departments have the ability to turn the smallest service into a much […]

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November Worship Songs

13 Nov , 2015  

Hey everyone now that it’s November that means everyone is in full swing for their preparation of Christmas programs. So today we wanted to provide two great songs from Urshan College’s Advent Session One. Available today on Google Play and Amazon Music. Hallelujah, He Is Here A contemporary Christmas song written by Michael Farrin, former […]

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Being Led by the Spirit

3 Nov , 2015  

Human beings are emotional beings, to say the very least. Some of us are more emotional than others. Our emotional state plays a role in how we worship and what we exude when we worship. If you are feeling sad about a specific issue, you tend to show this in some way, shape, or form. […]

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5 Ways to Avoid Competition in Ministry

29 Oct , 2015  

​Competition is defined as rivalry to supremacy. Competition can sometimes be a healthy thing. Economically, it keeps our prices low and people accountable. What about the church? Does competition belong in ministry? Remember which disciples were famously competitive? James and John wanted to sit on the right and left of Jesus. Symbolically the right and […]

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Contrast – Achieving Balance by Creating Difference

28 Oct , 2015  

You may notice that many times when designing it can be difficult to make things stand out the way you want them to. It seems that we are constantly toiling with our composition to make the right elements stand out. We fiddle with the level of opacity (transparency), we play with the colors to find […]

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Ministry Principles for Worship Leaders

21 Oct , 2015  

Before you read any further, let me give you this little disclaimer. This isn’t an article that is designed to improve your singing ability or streamline how you teach your praise team their harmony. This article is for teaching basic principles for a worship leader. These four principles are something that I have learned through […]

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October Media Roundup

15 Oct , 2015  

Hello everyone, we have some fantastic resources available for you today. First off is a great set of templates to really make some of your text based designs pop. These templates can be used in Photoshop and are designed to be easily reused. These text effects with the right background can make any postcard, title […]

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