Freebie #66-Jordy Searcy: Empathy in Creativity
Aug19
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Freebie #64-Dr. Philip Ryken: Is Art for Slackers and Weirdos
Aug05
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Honoring Christ In Our Singing-Day 5
Jul24

Honoring Christ In Our Singing-Day 5

TONE IN SINGING Recently, I found myself philosophizing with friends over the state of singing in the church[jm1] . We talked about how the church has grown too “happy;” wherein we pop songs like worship pills and it seems to stink of inauthentic denial.  Jesus, in his perfect, fully God, fully man state, here on earth, experienced the full tones of human emotion. He wept, he laughed and he got angry and tired[jm2], etc. He...

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Freebie #61-Aaron Niequest: Moving Beyond 4 Pop Songs
Jul15
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Honoring Christ In Improv, Acting, And Presenting Scripture-Day 2
Apr10

Honoring Christ In Improv, Acting, And Presenting Scripture-Day 2

We have several actors presenting great talks over at MakeJesusCulture.com, Stephen Traphton among them, and the one thing they all seemed to have in common was the expression of the idea of incarnation: that an actor at his best understands, in a weird way, the work of the Son Jesus. Empathy – if this is truly a human act, an act of those who experience and participate in consciousness – mirrors the incarnation as a microcosm in each...

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Burning Lights – Chris Tomlin – Album Review
Dec20

Burning Lights – Chris Tomlin – Album Review

I was given the privilege of hearing a preview copy of Chris Tomlin’s newest album, “Burning Lights.” Of course, I was happy to take part. Who doesn’t want to be an insider of sorts. So here goes: First, let me say that Chris Tomlin is a very gifted songwriter. He obviously has a knack for writing worship tunes, and is our generations’ most prolific worship songwriter. You will likely find more of his...

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WMC-0114 – The Dominican Republic and cross-cultural worship
Jul26

WMC-0114 – The Dominican Republic and cross-cultural worship

Music is a universal language! Listen in as Kevin talks about his recent trip to the Dominican Republic and what an eye-opening experience it was for him. It serves as a great reminder for all of us as to just how blessed we are, no matter where we find ourselves. We also talk about Kevin’s experience with worship in the local church! TWITTER: @wmcatalyst FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/worshipministrycatalyst VOICEMAIL: 360...

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Worship Prescriptions
Jun07

Worship Prescriptions

What are the few things we are prescribed when it comes to worship? I know there are a lot of things we think we are supposed to do, but most of them aren’t actual prescriptions. Styles aren’t prescribed. Hymns aren’t prescribed. Choruses, nope. Isaac Waats, Chris Tomlin, Martin Luther, no. Decibel Levels. Who and how many on the stage. Most of what we are wrapped up in, are things that aren’t prescribed. And...

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Worship Minsitry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0095 – Honoring our Heritage; Different forms of services
Aug01

Worship Minsitry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0095 – Honoring our Heritage; Different forms of services

This week we’re talking about two topics that come together as one. We are talking some about our Musical Heritage – honoring the people who have paved the way for us to be doing what we’re doing today, and we are also continuing to talk about the different formats of services that Kevin started talking about in the last episode of the podcast. Whether you’re new or have been listening for quite some time, we...

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