Staying Strong
Jan22

Staying Strong

If you know me, you know that when it comes to football I like two teams: The Oregon Ducks and the Seattle Seahawks.  You might also know that this past week both those teams played in a significant and meaningful game: The Ducks played in the College Football National Championship and the Seahawks played in the NFC Championship Game.  And both those games had different results. For the Ducks, they lost to an Ohio State team that was...

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WMC-0138 – Time For A Change: Is There A Need To Reinvent Yourself And Your Ministry?
Jan20

WMC-0138 – Time For A Change: Is There A Need To Reinvent Yourself And Your Ministry?

Time For A Change: Is There A Need To Reinvent Yourself And Your Ministry? Once you get past the outdated football talk (this post was originally recorded and set to air back in October of 2014), you’ll hear David and Kevin talk about the idea of Reinventing yourself. The discussion was birthed out of Kevin’s decision to update his personal look. But it begs the question: Is there really a need to reinvent yourself? Is...

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Worship The Creator Instead of Creation (A Thousand Adjustments of .18 Degrees)
Jan09

Worship The Creator Instead of Creation (A Thousand Adjustments of .18 Degrees)

Bob Kauflin wrote this post on his Facebook page this week: Post by Bob Kauflin. And in one short phrase, he summed up so much of the tension I feel on a constant basis about worship in the modern age. “In 2015, let’s be less passionate about worship and more passionate about the triune God we’re worshiping.” It’s something Kevin & I have talked about on the podcast. It’s something I’m...

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WMC-0147 – Special Episode – Ducks/Bucks – College Football National Championship Game
Jan08

WMC-0147 – Special Episode – Ducks/Bucks – College Football National Championship Game

Ducks/Bucks – College Football National Championship Game We are bringing you a special bonus episode this week of the Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast. If you listen to the show, you know that Kevin is a big Oregon Ducks fan and David is a big Ohio State Buckeyes Fan. And it just so happens that the Ducks and the Bucks are playing each other in the National Championship game on Monday, January 12, 2015. So, we got together to...

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WMC – 0137 – The Oregon Trail, Buffalo, Blood Moon and Is Our Worship More Pagan Than Christian
Jan07

WMC – 0137 – The Oregon Trail, Buffalo, Blood Moon and Is Our Worship More Pagan Than Christian

The Oregon Trail & Pagan Worship We talked about a lot of really important things in this episode of the podcast. Things like the Oregon Trail game Kevin played on a 5.25″ floppy drive, Buffalo Steak and Dogs barking at the Blood moon. If you know if there is a connection between the Blood Moon and Dogs Barking, let us know! Plus we get a beard update on Kevin’s beard growth. But that’s not all we talked about....

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WMC Podcast – Episode 0145 – Interview with Rich Kirkpatrick
Dec23

WMC Podcast – Episode 0145 – Interview with Rich Kirkpatrick

Interview with Rich Kirkpatrick If you’ve been traveling around the Worship blogosphere for anytime, you’ve definitely come across our guest on this episode of the Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast. “Since 2005, Rich Kirkpatrick’s Blog has consistently been ranked among the top 50 Christianity blogs, awarded in 2012 as the “Best Religion Blog” from the World Media Awards, and was an Editor’s Pick both in...

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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 – 0144 – Interview with Don Moen
Dec02

WMC Podcast – 0144 – Interview with Don Moen

Interview with Don Moen I have to say, you are in for a real treat in this episode! We were fortunate enough to be able to interview Don Moen about a new project he’s doing called: “Worship In Action.” Worship In Action (WIA) is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Nashville, Tennessee. Don Moen founded WIA in response to the great needs he encountered while on worship tours around the world. It became very clear to Don...

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WMC Podcast – 0143 – Jonathan Malm – (Part 2 of 2)
Nov25

WMC Podcast – 0143 – Jonathan Malm – (Part 2 of 2)

Interview with Jonathan Malm In this episode we get to finish up our discussion with Jonathan Malm, and we get to talk about his newest book, Unwelcome. If you’re unfamiliar with it, you can go head over to his page and check it out. Jonathan shares with us some practical insights on how to make your church more welcoming to those who may not be familiar with you or your church. If you don’t think you’re familiar...

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Two Giveaways – Means Twice The Opportunity To Win!
Nov19

Two Giveaways – Means Twice The Opportunity To Win!

Right now, we’ve got two giveaways going on here at WMC! You can win a copy of the Deluxe edition of Chris Tomlin’s “Love Ran Red” which has several bonus tracks. Or you can win your copy of: “Passion: The Essential Collection” which has all the most popular songs you’ve been singing in your church, plus a DVD with videos of performances of some of the songs, and some Louie Giglio Teachings...

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WMC Podcast – 0141 – Jonathan Malm (Part 1 of 2)
Nov18

WMC Podcast – 0141 – Jonathan Malm (Part 1 of 2)

Interview with Jonathan Malm In this episode we have the distinct privilege of talking with Jonathan Malm. If you’ve been on any worship site, podcast or blog lately, you’ve come across his name! This guy is everywhere. We don’t know how he does it! As you listen to this part 1 of our discussion, you’ll find out why he’s so popular. He’s not only creative, but he’s got a great heart and his...

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The Creation Emancipation – Free eBook Download
Nov14

The Creation Emancipation – Free eBook Download

The Creation Emancipation – Free ebook! We are excited to share with you, for the very first time, the brand new eBook, “The Creation Emancipation.” What is it about? We’re glad you asked! It’s a plea for creativity in the local church. As you know, that’s what drives us, the local church. There is so much potential in the local church, and we’re afraid it’s being lost. How? Well, you’ll have to read the book. But, what we want you to...

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Passion: The Essential Collection – Review and Giveaway
Nov14

Passion: The Essential Collection – Review and Giveaway

Since their inception in 1995, Passion has been THE driving force in Modern Worship Music. There is no other movement that has done more to push passionate worship into the focus of worship ministries around the world. And what I love about Passion, is that they aren’t just about conferences and selling CD’s. Yes, they do that too, but they have a desire to bring glory to God in a new generational context. The following is...

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WMC Podcast – 0142 – Randy Phillips of Phillips, Craig & Dean
Nov11

WMC Podcast – 0142 – Randy Phillips of Phillips, Craig & Dean

Interview with Randy Phillips of Phillips, Craig & Dean What a joy it is to bring you this interview! We had the distinct privilege of interviewing Randy Phillips of the Renowned trio, Phillips, Craig & Dean. If you’ve been around Christian circles at all, you’ve heard them or you’ve heard some of their songs. As we got to chat with Randy, we were really overjoyed to hear his heart for ministry and his desire...

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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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WMC Podcast – 0139 – Interview with Joel Payne of RESOUND Worship
Oct21

WMC Podcast – 0139 – Interview with Joel Payne of RESOUND Worship

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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