Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0111 – Preparing your team for worship not just the performance
Jun18

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0111 – Preparing your team for worship not just the performance

In this episode of the Worship Ministry Catalyst podcast, David and Kevin talk about worship. Yes, we’re actually talking about worship on a worship podcast, surprising – we know. However, it’s a very important aspect of Worship Ministry. Often, we spend a lot of time preparing people for the performance of worship, and then spend little-if any-time preparing people to worship. That’s exactly what we talk...

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Top 20 Worship Blogs
Jun07

Top 20 Worship Blogs

One of my goals, is to help equip Worship Leaders and Worship Team members to do their ministry in the best possible way. I wish I knew everything there was to know about Worship Ministry, but unfortunately, I do not. And that’s ok. It’s ok that you don’t know either. But, here are a few people who know worship ministry too, and I think you will benefit from reading their wisdom too! Worship Matters...

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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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10 reasons you should like us on facebook
May31

10 reasons you should like us on facebook

Top ten reasons you should like Worship Ministry Catalyst on Facebook: 10. Kevin Kruse is now on facebook. 9.  When you like us, the facebook  fairy waves a magic wand over your personal profile, protecting you from spammers. 8. When you like us, you have a page that you can click to quickly when someone comes in your office, so it doesn’t look like you just play around on facebook all day. 7. When you like us, you are helping...

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Worship Leader, What’s Driving You?
May30

Worship Leader, What’s Driving You?

Today, through that amazing little 140 character powerhouse we refer to as Twitter, I came in contact with this article. I’ve been a fan of Perry Noble and what they’re doing down there at New Spring for quite some time. And the fact that I grew up with that kind of preaching, just makes me reel right at home with Perry! But, it’s worth mentioning, and reiterating here. What is it that’s driving you in your...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0110 – Transitions, leading through change
May23

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0110 – Transitions, leading through change

IN this week’s episode, we talk about having multiple services in different locations. David’s church is just a few weeks into a change which includes two simultaneous services. David & Kevin talk about some of the issues that David and his church have faced. TWITTER: @wmcatalyst FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/worshipministrycatalyst VOICEMAIL: 360 818 – 4339 Email: david@worshipministrycatalyst.com or...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0109 – Hand Signals, guiding the band during worship
May16

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0109 – Hand Signals, guiding the band during worship

IN this week’s episode, we talk about having multiple services in different locations. David’s church is just a few weeks into a change which includes two simultaneous services. David & Kevin talk about some of the issues that David and his church have faced. TWITTER: @wmcatalyst FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/worshipministrycatalyst VOICEMAIL: 360 818 – 4339 Email: david@worshipministrycatalyst.com or...

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Potential
May08

Potential

I wanted to share a post with you that I wrote for our Worship Arts Ministry at our Church: Tonight, for the opening session of the retreat at Cannon Beach Conference Center, Dr. Rod Stafford shared a synopsis of “The Princess and the Goblin.” The basic premise of the story is that a grandmother tells her granddaughter to follow a thread wherever it leads. At the end, she the thread will lead to grandma. It may not seem like the path...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0108 – Multisite Worship
May07

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0108 – Multisite Worship

IN this week’s episode, we talk about having multiple services in different locations. David’s church is just a few weeks into a change which includes two simultaneous services. David & Kevin talk about some of the issues that David and his church have faced. TWITTER: @wmcatalyst FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/worshipministrycatalyst VOICEMAIL: 360 818 – 4339 Email: david@worshipministrycatalyst.com or...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0107 – Easter Season 2012
Apr24

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0107 – Easter Season 2012

(Preface: Sorry for the audio glitches – we were using some new technology this week, and had some time code issues…) This week David and Kevin talk about what they are doing for Easter, unfortunately it comes after Easter so, you’ll have to use it to help you for next year! TWITTER: @wmcatalyst FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/worshipministrycatalyst VOICEMAIL: 360 818 – 4339 Email:...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0106 – Technological Adances and woes
Mar26

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0106 – Technological Adances and woes

(Preface: Sorry for the audio glitches – we were using some new technology this week, and had some time code issues…) In this week’s episode of the Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast, David and Kevin talk about some new technology, some advances of our own Kevin Kruse and some woes that come in other areas of Technology! TWITTER: @wmcatalyst FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/worshipministrycatalyst VOICEMAIL: 360 818...

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0105 – Setting Goals
Feb08

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0105 – Setting Goals

In this week’s episode of the Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast, David and Kevin talk about setting goals. We discuss the basic principles and the premise that if we never do the work of setting goals, we’ll keep doing the same things over and over and over. 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 0104 – Portable Churches and Portable Worship
Jan31

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0104 – Portable Churches and Portable Worship

This week we talk about our experience with Portable Churches, worship and sound systems. We also talk about some of the things we’ve learned over the years in this area that might be beneficial for you if you find yourself in that environment! 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 0103 – Basic Music Theory Principles for Worship Bands
Jan20

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0103 – Basic Music Theory Principles for Worship Bands

In our 103rd episode, we talk about some of the basics that might help worship bands know the mechanics of Music a little better. We’re trying to help people get off the page, playing each chord as we get to them – and into the music. 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 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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Been a little busy…
Dec29

Been a little busy…

It seems that every year I write a post like this. I should just copy and paste from previous years! However, I just wanted to let you all know that we are still here. Kevin & I have both been busy this Christmas season. We both had Christmas productions as well as regular weekend services and Christmas Eve/Day services. I hope our absence of content for the past month or so only reinforces who we are in your minds! As we have...

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