Fixing Problems In The Set List

I found this list of seven potential problems with your worship set list over at the Worship Team Coach blog.

I found them useful and hopefully you will too.

The list goes:

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Arrangements and Getting Songs Together

I love Bob Kauflin. He wrote the book, which is also a blog called Worship Matters. I love Bob’s heart for Jesus, the gospel, and worship. I love the wisdom he shares on how to lead worship well.

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Can A Non-Believer Be On The Worship Team?

Someone is going to read the title of this post and think to themselves: “Of course not! Who would think that is a good idea”. While someone else will think: “Why not? I know someone who did this or that and it worked out just fine”. The answer to this question really does not depend on what you think, or what I think. As with all things, our answer to this or any question should be ‘What does God think?’ This is why having the Bible, God’s word to humanity, as our final authority is so important. So let’s talk about this. In a day and age when churches hire musicians from outside the church, some who aren’t even christians, does God have anything to say on the subject of Non-Christians and Worship Leading?

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The Electric: Setting Up A Guitar Rig For Worship. Part 3-Effects Pedals

I went through a edited a lot of Grammatical and spelling mistakes. I wrote this when my son was a new born and I think the late nights caught up. Since then it has been one of the most view posts I’ve put out.

Real World Worship

I try and address different aspects of the practical side of playing electric guitar in church music.

This week we’ll talk about setting up your electric rig for the first time or upgrading it to something better, specifically Effects. This is part 3 of a 4 part series. Part 1 can be found HERE, Part 2 can be found HERE. Part 4 can be found HERE.


I’m writing these posts in order of what I think it the most important part of getting a good sound in your guitar rig: Amplifier>Effects Pedals>Guitar. Here’s where it gets a little quirky, because while I think that effects pedals do more for the overall tone of a guitar rig, I wouldn’t buy them before buying a guitar. You can’t play guitar if you don’t own one. So I you have a budget to spend…

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“Let’s Sing That Again”: Vocals Cues In The Worship Service

Last week I was at a Pastor’s Conference where many different worship bands and leaders served leading us in worship before the sessions. Almost all of them fell victim to the trap of overusing vocal cues in their leading. What is a vocal cue? Why would someone use them? How can someone overuse them? Well, let’s talk about it.

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