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Discipleship
Teaching Your Church to Worship

By Dwayne Moore My father passed away when I was 10. God immediately began to send godly men into my life to mentor me. Out of their love for the Lord and love for me, they took me under their wing. They made a huge impact on me. Even more than those pastors, the person

Missions, reports
Africa Trip Report

by Donald Kutala, NLWI Africa Director Next Level Worship International organized it’s 4th intensive School at Shalom Retreat Center in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe from 16th – 21st August 2019. We saw eleven countries come together for a week. This Intensive School was the second one we have organized at the same venue, Shalom Retreat Center. Apart

Biblical Perspectives, Guest Posts
The Ultimate Blessing

by Chris Tippins The beatitudes remind us that, as believers, we live in the “already, not yet.”  While we can and do experience the blessing of God’s promises now, the ultimate blessing and promise is of a future and eternal glory, which is yet to come. True blessing and comfort is found in eternal peace

Missions
Back from Africa!

THANK YOU for your prayers for us these past three weeks. What an amazing and fruitful mission trip we had in Zimbabwe and Kenya! We will share a full report soon of what all the Lord did. But for now we’ll just mention a few highlights: 20 publicly trusted Christ as Savior. We trained over

Resources
August Africa Trip Update!

We just finished up our Intensive School in Zimbabwe!! We had an amazing time of fellowship, worshiping, learning about biblical worship, and musical training with over 150 leaders from 11 Africa nations.  Picture below is our Africa Director, Donald (right) with a worship leader from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kayemba (left).  Kayemba traveled over 3500 kilometers (2200 miles) to attend

Biblical Perspectives, Guest Posts
Hang On

by Christopher Tippins Some days you may feel like you’re hanging on for dear life.  Keep hanging on!  But also… let go.  Let go of trying to control.  Let go of trying to keep it all together.  Let go of managing everything on your own. There is a popular message lately which says, “You can do

Missions
Update from Africa

Greetings friends! Thank you for your continued prayers for our 2019 Africa Mission. It’s hard to put into a few words what the Lord has brought together for this incredible mission effort. As I write I am sitting in a mission house in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. It’s early on Friday morning. The rest of the team

Church, Leadership
WHAT WORSHIP LEADERS NEED FOR GREAT STAGE PRESENCE CONT. (PART 3)

By Dwayne Moore The following is the third a three part post on the five things worship leaders need for great stage presence. For part 2 of the post, click here! 5. Authenticity Another vital characteristic is authenticity. This is a really important one. It’s subjective idea, because people can’t know your heart when you’re on

Church, Leadership
What Worship Leaders Need for Great Stage Presence (Part 2)

By Dwayne Moore The following is the second a three part post on the five things worship leaders need for great stage presence. For part 1 of the post, go here! 3. Communication There are several ways we can communicate as we stand on the platform. To most effective, our team needs understand what each

Biblical Perspectives
God Reigns, God Wins, God’s Will, God’s Way

By Suzanne Provagna The curve ball.  As many times as I get thrown the curve ball, it always catches me by surprise.  I know it doesn’t catch Jesus Christ, my Savior, as a surprise and if I could just remember that, it would make a big difference.  Last Sunday, I sensed God speaking these four truths to me.      

Biblical Perspectives, Missions
God is on the Move Around the World

In May, we learned one of our free resources, Building Strong Worship Leaders, was translated into Vietnamese. This was quite a shock considering we had no idea a church in Hanoi had taken on this huge task. The following quote is from the website which offers the free Vietnamese version: For churches, building a strong

Devotional Thoughts
Be Still

Sometimes I hate it when I’m right…  Yesterday morning, as I was getting ready for the day and running my schedule through my mind, I thought to myself, “I’ve got too much going on.”  And I knew I was right.   The price we pay when we’re too busy isn’t something to ignore.   Be still and know

Resources
Improving Your Personal Leadership (Webinar)

Don’t miss our next FREE WEBINAR with Dwayne Moore! Tuesday, July 30 11:30am Central (Chicago) time Best-selling author and respected worship influencer, Dwayne Moore, will unpack time-tested and proven tips to help you lead your team and church more effectively. Be sure to register NOW and reserve your spot in this webinar! Those who attend

Biblical Perspectives, Worship
More Than Music

By John Martin The tagline for our ministry is “More than Music”, but what do we mean by that? When many people hear the word worship they think of worship as something that we do in church on Sundays. We hear people say things like, “Man, we really worshiped last Sunday! Why, our preacher didn’t

Worship
Love, the Base of Worship

by PG Athui If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do