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Devotional Thoughts, pure praise worship study
Thankful in Every Circumstance (repost)

by Dwayne Moore Hebrews 13:15 encourages us to “continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to his name” (NKJV). Praise is primarily acknowledging God for who he is. Thanksgiving, on the other hand, is giving thanks to God for what he has done for us.

Choice Resource, Resources
Announcing our 2019 Choice Resource Award Winners!

We are excited to announce our Choice Resource Award winners for this year! These have been selected by our NLW Community because of their strong worship theology, excellence and value. You’re going to want to check out ALL of these great resources and use them in your church, we promise! Go here to see all

reports, Worship
Leaders from 10 Nations Gather to Worship Online!

In October of 2019, our ministry did something very unique and powerful. We brought our NLW community together for an online Praise Gathering! Church leaders from at least 10 countries met in a “virtual room” for two hours of praying, singing, shouting, clapping, teaching and fellowship! The video below is a brief segment that happened

Biblical Perspectives, Culture
Stop Impeding Traffic: How Name-calling Hurts Our Witness

By John Martin I am sitting in a small coffee shop in Guntersville, AL.  It is a rainy and dreary day and I am looking out the window trying to get motivated to start working on my projects for the day.  As I am sitting here, I observe something that was both entertaining and enlightening

Church, songwriting
Songwriting for the Church

Recently during one of our LEGACY Coaching sessions, Dwayne sat down with Stephen Moore, lead singer for Carrollton, to discuss songwriting with the online students. Here is part of that conversation… As we start out tonight having a conversation about this let’s set the stage by saying, trying to write hit songs that everyone likes,

Donate, Missions
Matching Gift Opportunity!

“We are ministering in rural areas where resources and tools for ministry are very rare to come by. Thank you, NLWI, for giving us access to your training…we love you.” Pastor Henry from Kenya “You have motivated and inspired me greatly to continue to pray and seek my dream for God’s Kingdom through worship. I’m

teaching, theology
Worship from the Inside Out (Sermon by Dwayne Moore)

This teaching is foundational for everything in our lives. “The thing that spoke most to me was when Dwayne talked about a man telling a woman, “I love you,” then not seeing or hearing from him for a week, then him coming back saying “I love you” again. I don’t want to be that kind

Coaching, Devotional Thoughts
Stay Spongy

By Dwayne Moore Earlier this week in our online #coaching I taught on the three distinct purposes of worship ministry from Psalm 34. As we talked through them there was a strong sense the Lord was speaking to us though His Word. There were a couple of times when we just stopped talking and sat quietly, reflecting

Biblical Perspectives, teaching
How to Get What You Want in Ministry

How to Get What You Want in Ministry By Dwayne Moore “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples.” —John 15:7-8 ESV I remember

Biblical Perspectives, teaching
Grace Upon Grace Upon Grace

By Dawn Kelley, NLW Director of Community There was a lady I once worked with that I judged fiercely for not buying enough milk for her family to drink throughout the week.  At some point during the work week – every work week – she would come into my office and say she was going

Biblical Perspectives
Trusting God in Our Crisis

by Dwayne Moore We’ve seen tremendous results from our recent Africa and US events, training nearly 800 leaders from 11 nations and seeing 20 profess Christ as Savior. While we’re grateful for the fruit, overall it’s been a challenging and disheartening time the past couple of months for NLW International. Our hope is to continue

Discipleship
Impacting 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. These men taught me how to worship

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