Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0072 – Brent Hodge of brentinworship.com (Part 2 of 2)

If you missed last week’s podcast, where we got to know Brent, you’ll definitely want to check it out! This week, we dive into some of the things Brent and his church are doing, technologically speaking. This is the second part of our interview with with Brent Hodge of brentinworship.com. If you haven’t met him, you should. You can also check him out on twitter. @inworship. (You can also follow me @lindnerphoto...

Read More

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0071 – Brent Hodge of brentinworship.com (Part 1 of 2)

This week we get the awesome privilege of talking with Brent Hodge of brentinworship.com. If you haven’t met him, you should. You can also check him out on twitter. @inworship. (You can also follow me @lindnerphoto.) Brent is a mover and a shaker in the Worship Ministry World. We get to know Brent a little more in this episode and talk about some of the things he does at Table Rock Fellowship and some of the things he just...

Read More

Why Sermons? If Jesus came today would he preach?

I know that I’m walking a tight-rope with this post, but it’s something I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about (as with worship services in general). (This post is only meant to invoke thought, not bash sermons.) I know the history. I know that Jesus taught. I know that Peter and Paul and others preached. But why sermons? Why the passive listening? Do we actually learn from sermons anymore? Are that many...

Read More

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0070 – Do you need a degree to be a worship leader?

Ever wondered if you need a degree to be able to lead worship? Do you feel that if you had a degree in music, you’d be better prepared to do your job as a worship leader? If you’ve ever wondered about these questions, this episode of the WMC podcast is for you. Take a listen, you might be surprised. If you’re a faithful listener to the worship ministry catalyst podcast, we would love to hear from you and we’d...

Read More

Building Momentum In a Worship Minsitry during the down months of summer

If you’ve been leading worship for long, you’ve undoubtedly been through a summer lull. I’m definitely there right now. People go on vacation with no consideration, it seems, for your needs as a worship leader. It’s almost as if they have their own lives apart from your worship ministry and that they’d rather be on the beach than playing or singing in your team. The nerve! Well, as I’ve been...

Read More

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0069 – Dealing with discouragment in the weekly grind

Summer is here in full swing, and if you’re anything like us you’re experiencing a full-blown case of the “summer slump”. And with the slump comes the challenge of keeping yourself in good spirits whilst you try to keep momentum going in your worship ministry. That’s what Kevin & I talk about in this episode of the WMC Podcast. If you’re a faithful listener to the worship ministry catalyst...

Read More

Tech you should be using in your worship arts ministry

As a follow up to this last podcast I wanted to give you a little more info on some tech you should definitely be making use of in your worship arts Ministry. I know that Kevin & I may not agree on this list, but to me, these are essentials. They may not be the right fit for you, but I think they’re worthy of trying & checking out. 1.) Planning Center Online Okay, this is what sparked the debate in our last podcast....

Read More

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0068 – Technology & Planning Center Online

In this episode the WMC podcast, David & Kevin Jump right in to a discussion on adopting technology. It’s a touch topic for some, especially when you start asking why they haven’t adopted a certain from of tech. It’s a lively discussion that I’m sure you’ll enjoy! If you’re a faithful listening to the worship ministry catalyst podcast, we would love to hear from you and we’d also love it...

Read More

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Interview with Graham Cochrane of www.therecordingrevolution.com (Part 2 of 2)

This week, we’re continuing our discussion with Graham Cochrane of www.therecordingrevolution.com. Graham is running an awesome blog with tips, tricks & tutorials for recording in your home studio. Aside from the great content, he’s also been prone to give away on his site, so you’ll definitely want to be a regular visitor The Recording Revolution. If you missed last week’s episode, you’ll definitely...

Read More

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Interview with Graham Cochrane of www.therecordingrevolution.com

If you’ve been wondering what you’re going to do now that we’ve finished our series on the book God Songs, we’re fixin’ to break your addiction to the book as easy as possible. This week, we’re talking with Graham Cochrane of www.therecordingrevolution.com. Graham is running an awesome blog with tips, tricks & tutorials for recording in your home studio. Aside from the great content, he’s...

Read More

Wanna be on the podcast?

Do you want to be on our podcast? We’d love to have you. Yes, You. The person reading this post. Asking yourself, why would they want me. Well, we want you. Why you? Because we want real people on the podcast. Worship Ministry Catalyst is a networking resource for ALL worship leaders and ALL Worship Team members. That means you. If you live in the Vancouver/Portland Area, come by & we’ll do it live. If you live...

Read More

Playing with a Metronome/Click – it will change your life.

If you don’t have your band playing with a metronome or click track, you most definitely should. We do, almost every song of every weekend. It was hard at first. I’ll give you that. It took us some getting used to, but once we did – oh the joy! There’s no longer a question of who was rushing what part, you can hear it. It’s kind of natural too. For a lot of our church musicians, playing to a click track...

Read More

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0065 – God Songs – Songwriting Podcast

Worship Ministry Catalyst is not ending, but our series through the book “God Songs” wraps up today. Also in this episode we share a little bit of personal news and hit the segement “Slam the Band” once again! If you missed last weeks’ podcast, I’d highly recommend you go check it out here. In this week’s episode, David and Kevin continue their discussion on songwriting through the book...

Read More

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0064 – God Songs – Songwriting Podcast

Not quite, but we’re almost finished with the book. This week’s episode hits a little more on the topic of planning a service, or selecting songs and what not, I think you’ll enjoy it for sure, as a lot of the principles of songwriting we’ve talked about come up as well! Also in this episode we share a little bit of personal news and hit the segement “Slam the Band” once again! If you missed last...

Read More

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0063 – God Songs – Songwriting Podcast

Well, we’re nearing the end of our series going through the book “God Songs.” It’s been a great journey for us, and hopefully for you too. We’ve not only learned about writing songs, but the things that make songs timeless and appropriate for our congregations. Also in this episode we revisit some of those sound effects we talked about a couple of episodes ago. We also start a brand new segment called...

Read More

Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0062 – God Songs – Songwriting Podcast

If you missed last weeks’ podcast, I’d highly recommend you go check it out here. In this week’s episode, David and Kevin continue their discussion on songwriting through the book “God Songs.” We are having a great time talking about this book and I’d strongly recommend you pick up a copy of the book and go through it with us! We’re going to be going through the book God Songs by Paul Baloche...

Read More