Questions! I love good questions! I heard some great ones on the radio today:
How would our church be different if people were REALLY sold out for the Gospel of Jesus Christ? What would we change? What would we be doing?
So for our worship ministries…. what would our congregational singing times be like if […]
From 0 to Worship Band in 5 Minutes
If you can get a new recruit to be able to start playing along with a simple popular worship song with just 5 minutes of instruction, you can literally watch the excitement on their faces as they realize that they can actually do it! And then with that excitement, you can launch them […]
In classical music, an arpeggio is a chord played one note at a time.
Using modern software like Spectrasonic’s Omnisphere and others, you can play a single note and have it trigger a whole chord, or multiple octaves from that one note.
Or you can play a chord as a traditional block chord and […]
Fresh Keyboard Sounds with Mainstage now $29!
How does your keyboard sound? Is it starting to smell a little old and moldy? If your church is in need of an update or a new keyboard rig, let me give you some exciting news and a recommendation. In reading interview after interview with the pros who play keyboard live … the most popular […]
2011 Camps … a look back
In 2009 we had two fantastic weeks of camp. In 2010 we tried three weeks. In 2011 we went back to two weeks, one for beginners and the next for intermediate to advanced.
We had an awesome time and collected tons of pictures, audio and video. You can see a ton of […]
Focus Worship Workshop: Saturday, April 28th, 2012!
Next Focus Worship Workshop
Saturday, April 28th, 2012
@ Cedarhome Baptist Church
After a very successful first event, we are planning the sequel to be even better. Top Notch Trainers Hands On training Small Groups Training for every level, every role Local and Relational Affordable! We had a great time! Lots of […]
From Old Testament to Rock ‘n Roll
Modern Church Orchestration Evolution and what it means for you: too many vocalists!
Why do we even have a band? Because the scriptures tell us to be creative (made in God’s image Gen 1) and gives us freedom to use every instrument at our disposal for His praise (Psalm […]
Playing with a Click!
Manual for Musical Slaves to Jesus and the Ping Pong Sound
(=Tips for worship teams trying to play to a click)
Why play with a click/metronome?
-In all music, but especially modern pop/rock music, playing “tight”=accurately in time is huge! It will make almost all your songs sound better, more consistent. Think […]
Telling the Redemption Story with the Basic Elements of Music
Part of the power of music, is that it aids us in drawing people in to the One True Story, the Good News about Jesus and our Redemption. Let us reduce that story into it’s most basic parts and then discuss how the elements of music are used to give eloquence and vibrance and emotion, […]
How the Microphone Changed the World
How the Microphone Changed the World
In the same way that spoken language changes over the years, so do musical styles. We no longer speak English to one another like they did in the time of King James, nor do we speak Latin as they did in the church for a thousand years, nor […]
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