3 Kinds Of Songs Every Group Must Have In their Repertoire

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I know I’m stating the obvious here, but when it comes to our choirs and praise/worship teams, things are constantly changing from week to week. Despite our best efforts, the truth is you never know for sure if everyone you need will be there or not. We’ve all found ourselves … Continue reading

Follow The Leader: How To Surrender To The Holy Spirit During Your Choir Performances

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One thing I tend to stress often with you guys is the importance of of really knowing your songs. I mean moving past that “I know it well enough to follow the director” stage we’re all content with. I mean really knowing the song.I’m talking about having the lyrics memorized, … Continue reading

The Music Ministry Coach.com Releases A “Training Manual” For Praise Teams

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It has been a very long, very hard week. I’m still looking back in amazement at how many obstacles, issues, set-backs and problems I had. “God must be really planning to bless someone with this one”,  I thought to myself. It was supposed to be one of the easiest products … Continue reading

10 Songs Your Choir/Praise Team Can Sing When You’re Short-Handed

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Every group has them. Those times when you’re just short on people for whatever reason. Choirs and Praise Teams are organic. They’re constantly changing because the lives of their members are constantly changing. But regardless of how many people we have available on any given Sunday we must still be … Continue reading

10 Places To Find New Music For Your Choir Or Praise Team

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One of the things you MUST do to keep your music ministry fresh and interesting, both for the audience and the members, is introduce new music regularly. However many of us may not look beyond our local radio station for new material. And that’s fine if you happen to have … Continue reading

Why Do I Get Dizzy When I Sing?

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Today we’re going to talk about dizziness. Why do you get dizzy when you sing? Has this ever happened to you? You’re going for that really high note, or maybe you’re at the press/vamp of a song where you really have to stay high and you’re really pounding it in … Continue reading

Why I’m Worried About Your Praise Team

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Some people call them “Praise Teams”, some call them “Worship Teams”. I even saw an article not long ago where the author’s sole purpose for writing it was to prove why they should be called one and not the other. I personally don’t think that’s nearly as important though, as … Continue reading

Give Your Music Department A Summer Break!

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For perhaps the first time in the over 30 years I’ve been serving in the music ministry at my current church we’ve begun talking about perhaps scaling back our rehearsal schedule for the Summer. I wanted to know if any other music ministries already did something similar, so I asked … Continue reading