The Dance of Epiphany
Jan09

The Dance of Epiphany

(Note: All photography is contributed by our transposition photographer Nikki McKenzie. You can visit her profile HERE, see more photos HERE , and also SUBMIT YOUR WORK)   Many around the world right now in the church are observing the season of Epiphany: a season recognizing the manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi (Matthew 2:1–12). This season is typified by symbol and artistic fullness. Though I...

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‘Look Along’ a Baby to Celebrate Advent
Dec22

‘Look Along’ a Baby to Celebrate Advent

Babies’ are innocent and cuddly, yet they can have the most unsettling cry. Maybe this is what causes the Psalmist in Psalm 8 to say: Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes,     to still the enemy and the avenger. Even in this verse it implies that there’s a mastery, both in purity and in gusto that makes babies so calm and composed, but yet warrior like in their threat...

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The Church Year: Redeeming Time and Ordering Worship
Dec08

The Church Year: Redeeming Time and Ordering Worship

    The Advent Season is officially upon us and the marker that begins the historical “Christian year.” The Christian year or church year is a way Christian worship tells God’s story. Over the course of several centuries, the Christian church has ordered worship according to cycles of time by developing a church year or a liturgical calendar. The expression church year refers to the regular sequence of days,...

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Isaac Wardell and JBruMay on Music and Culture
Nov02

Isaac Wardell and JBruMay on Music and Culture

  The Worship Ministry Catalyst in partnership with Garden City is proud to present Gospel Song Records and Isaac Wardell. Gospel Song Records is announcing their partnership with Bifrost Arts. Lead by Isaac Wardell, the music collective has released four full-length records and hosted numerous national worship conferences. Since its start in 2007, the continuing ambition for the group is to challenge and equip music leaders to...

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WMC-0161 – It’s Time To Get Ready For Christmastime
Nov30

WMC-0161 – It’s Time To Get Ready For Christmastime

It’s Time To Get Ready For Christmastime!   It’s that time of year! If you haven’t started planning for Christmas, it’s time to start now! Well, yesterday would have been better, but today will work too. Let’s get going on Christmas, and some things that might help you prepare. If you’re looking for an idea for a family service or a theme to tie your Christmas service, or kids Christmas...

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WMC Podcast – 0146 – Interview with Ross King
Dec09

WMC Podcast – 0146 – Interview with Ross King

Interview with Ross King We had the joy and privilege of talking with Ross King. I know, I say that every time, but it’s the truth. We have been blessed to have some really great interviews lately, and that tradition continues today! If you aren’t familiar with Ross’s work, you will find some real gems in this podcast. There are so many things that impress me about Ross, but the only way for you to really know for...

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WMC Podcast – 0140 – Interview with Joel Payne of RESOUND Worship (Part 2 of 2)
Nov04

WMC Podcast – 0140 – Interview with Joel Payne of RESOUND Worship (Part 2 of 2)

Interview with Joel Payne of RESOUND Worship In this episode of the Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast, we talk with Joel Payne of RESOUND worship about their recently released Christmas album “Christmas Songs.” The heart of RESOUND is to provide worship songs that are accessible for local congregation and local church musicians. RESOUNDworship.org is a group of British worship-songwriters, seeking to resource the church...

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FREE Christmas Videos & Plan for your church’s Christmas services
Nov29

FREE Christmas Videos & Plan for your church’s Christmas services

I know just how hard planning for Christmas can be! So, why don’t you let me help you out this year, for free! Head on over to www.davidlindner.net and download your copies of the Christmas Letters Videos we talked about on the...

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WMC – 0121 – Planning for Christmas Services
Nov27

WMC – 0121 – Planning for Christmas Services

In this episode David and Kevin talk about planning Christmas services. The topic came up in the last episode of the podcast when we learned that Kevin had just finished his planning when he had hoped to be done with it quite a while ago. As always, we love your feedback, and you can use the links below to get in touch with us! TWITTER: @wmcatalyst FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/worshipministrycatalyst VOICEMAIL: 360 818 –...

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WMC – 0120 – Special Services Planning, Thanksgiving & Christmas
Nov15

WMC – 0120 – Special Services Planning, Thanksgiving & Christmas

In this episode of the Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast, David & Kevin talk about planning special services such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. Of course, we also discus football, so if you want to skip that whole discussion, just skip ahead to minute 16:50 in podcast. But, after all that football talk, we get into some very practical advice for planning Thanksgiving Services. It’s something you don’t want to miss,...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0102 – How to recover from Christmas
Jan10

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0102 – How to recover from Christmas

We are finally back with a new episode of the Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast. Christmas really pounded the both of us, and that’s exactly what we talk about in this episode. We talk about Christmas, and we talk about how to recover from Christmas. We also talk about pizza! Whether you’re new or have been listening for quite some time, we would love to hear form you! Connect with us on twitter (@wmcatalyst) and facebook...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0082 – Vancouver Christmas Project (Part 2 of 2)
Jan03

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0082 – Vancouver Christmas Project (Part 2 of 2)

You might have heard of it, but do you know what it’s about? In this episode of the Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast, David & Kevin are joined by DJ Jackson as they talk about the Vancouver Christmas Project. If you didn’t read the post, you might want to go check that out (here). To get us started, it was an event to unite churches and present the person and story of Jesus to people in our area. Whether you’re...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0081 – Vancouver Christmas Project (Part 1 of 2)
Dec25

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0081 – Vancouver Christmas Project (Part 1 of 2)

You might have heard of it, but do you know what it’s about? In this episode of the Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast, David & Kevin are joined by DJ Jackson as they talk about the Vancouver Christmas Project. If you didn’t read the post, you might want to go check that out (here). To get us started, it was an event to unite churches and present the person and story of Jesus to people in our area. Whether you’re...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0018 – It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas

In this weeks’ episode David & Kevin talk about what we’re doing for Christmas. We thought it would be good to talk about Christmas while there’s still time to help those who listen to this podcast in their planning. As opposed to simply evaluating the podcast after we’ve finished the season. So, we talk about Christmas, what we’re planning on doing, as well as some other stuff that has been going on...

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Christmas is coming the goose is getting…


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FAT!!! I don’t know if you’ve been having the same problem I’ve been having, but when it’s 92 degrees outside, it doesn’t matter how loud you crank up the Christmas Music, it’s extremely hard to get into the Christmas mood. And when it’s hard to get in the Christmas mood, it’s hard to plan for Christmas. This year at our church, we really trying to come up with something very different...

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