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 – 0122 – Review of Chris Tomlin’s New CD – “Burning Lights”
Dec19

WMC – 0122 – Review of Chris Tomlin’s New CD – “Burning Lights”

Today we are happy to be reviewing the latest from Chris Tomlin. His CD, Burning Lights, is set to release on January 8th. In this episode you will hear us discuss all the things we love about the CD. Make sure to check out the episode. Also, as you heard on the podcast, we are thrilled to be doing a giveaway! We are fortunate enough to be able to give away 5 copies of this album. (It’s actually not us who will be giving away...

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A new series on Christmas Songs on davidlindner.net
Dec13

A new series on Christmas Songs on davidlindner.net

I have been going through a series on www.davidlindner.net that I wanted to share with all of you. It’s called 25 days of Christmas songs, where I’ve chosen a song or two (or three) for each day and talk about the stories behind the songs as well as some of the reasons I love them! The reason I wanted to share it with you, is because it can be a nice little transition to share a short piece of history behind the song...

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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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WMC – 0119 – The benefit of unbiased input on your Worship Ministry
Oct11

WMC – 0119 – The benefit of unbiased input on your Worship Ministry

It’s easy to get into a routine and just keep the plates spinning. It’s easy to lose some of the intentionality behind why we do our Worship Ministry. Ministry comes at us fast and often times with no respite. That’s why it can be so beneficial to have someone from the outside come in and give you some feedback on your worship ministry. That’s exactly what David and Kevin talk about in this episode of the...

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WMC – 0118 – Interview with David Santistevan
Sep14

WMC – 0118 – Interview with David Santistevan

In this episode of the Worship Ministry Podcast, we are very fortunate to have as our guest, David Santistevan. If you haven’t been over to his site, you’re going to want to do so, I promise, you won’t be disappointed. He has a ton of very useful content for worship leaders and worship team members. I’m not going to give too much away, though you can check the show notes if your want to wet your appetite!...

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Why building volunteers is so important
Sep11

Why building volunteers is so important

One of my biggest beliefs for Worship Ministry in the local church is that we build up the members of our churches to do the work of the ministry. I truly believe that we are called, as members of the body of Christ to be doing the work were commissioned to do by Jesus. The great commission wasn’t directed at professional ministers. Jesus didn’t even pick trained ministers to do the work of building his Kingdom on the...

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WMC-0117 – Interview with Dan Stevers, Part 2 of 2
Sep04

WMC-0117 – Interview with Dan Stevers, Part 2 of 2

Thanks for listening to the second part of our interview with Dan Stevers. Make sure to check out his website at www.danstevers.com and follow him on twitter.If you missed the first part, make sure to check it out here. We talk about some of the nitty gritty of doing mini-movies for worship services and church use. We also get to know a little about Dan and his journey into doing video for his church, as well as getting some great,...

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WMC-0116 – Interview with Dan Stevers, Part 1 of 2
Aug24

WMC-0116 – Interview with Dan Stevers, Part 1 of 2

Thanks so much for tuning into the first part of this two part interview with Dan Stevers. If you don’t know about Dan or his work, make sure to check out his website at www.danstevers.com and follow him on twitter. We talk about some of the nitty gritty of doing mini-movies for worship services and church use. We also get to know a little about Dan and his journey into doing video for his church, as well as getting some great,...

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WMC-0115 – W.C.A.’s LIFT courses
Aug07

WMC-0115 – W.C.A.’s LIFT courses

In this week’s episode, David and Kevin talk about the recent experience David had. He was fortunate enough to be able to participate in a course offered by the Willow Creek Association through the L.I.F.T. Project. Listen in to hear how these may be just the thing you need to grow as a leader! TWITTER: @wmcatalyst FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/worshipministrycatalyst VOICEMAIL: 360 818 – 4339...

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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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WMC-0113 – How to handle crisis and how they affect your services
Jul19

WMC-0113 – How to handle crisis and how they affect your services

Music comes natural to a lot of us, however public speaking can be a very different thing. It’s one thing to get up and sing a song, sit at the piano or strum a guitar, but for some of us speaking can be a challenge. For some, it’s saying too much, for others it’s not saying enough. Listen as David & Kevin speak about public speaking! TWITTER: @wmcatalyst FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/worshipministrycatalyst...

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Top 5 Blogs/Forums for Guitarists
Jul09

Top 5 Blogs/Forums for Guitarists

Okay, even though we know that piano is by far the most holy and spiritual instrument for worship, I know a lot of you play some of the lesser instruments. That’s okay, we’re still here to support you in your endeavor. Maybe one day you will aspire to learn the intricacies of such a holy instrument as the piano, but until then, we want to help you use the gifts you have in the best possible way, for God’s Kindgom!...

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16 quotes from Tribes
Jul06

16 quotes from Tribes

Okay, I know most of you probably read this book a few years ago, but I’m just now getting to it. If you haven’t read it, here are a few quotes that might wet your appetite to go out and get it. (Tribes by Set Godin) “When you fall in love with ‘the system,’ you lose the ability to grow.” “Ordinary thinking and ordinary effort are almost never enough to generate leadership.” “The...

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