Biblical Perspectives

Biblical Perspectives, Resources, Worship Planning
4 Goals Every Worship Gathering Should Accomplish (Repost)

Reprinted from Week 7 of Pure Praise.  Every time we come together to worship our Lord on Sundays (as well as at other times), there are four goals our worship gatherings should meet. While we have quite a bit of freedom in how we go about accomplishing each goal, the goals themselves are not optional and not subject to change. They remain

Biblical Perspectives, teaching, worship study
Part 1: What Is Lifestyle Worship?

Want to LISTEN to this article? Click here The term, lifestyle worship, has been around for a while now; yet, it seems a lot of Christians still don’t quite understand it. A girl in the Philippines and her youth group were going through my book, Pure Praise. On her blog site she wrote, “I’ve always

Biblical Perspectives, Heaven's Praise, Resources, worship study
Worship: What Christians Should Aim For Every Day (Repost)

This article is an excerpt from Week 2 of the 6-week Bible study, Heaven’s Praise: Hearing God Say Well Done by Dwayne Moore. ____________________________________ Have you ever felt like you’ve been wandering through life, not quite knowing what exactly God’s expecting from you? Sadly, many in God’s family spend much of their lives this way. They walk

Biblical Perspectives, Ministry Strategies
The Three Purposes of Worship Ministry (Repost)

“O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together” (Psalm 34:3). In this one simple verse, David has given us three distinct purposes of worship ministry. These purposes apply whether we’re in a church of 100, 1000, or 10,000. The purposes do not change. We may have different ways of reaching

Audio Teaching, Biblical Perspectives, pastors
When It’s Time to Leave Your Church Ministry Position (Part 2)

https://www.nextlevelworship.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Worship-QA-Session-1-Circumstances-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWant to LISTEN to this article? Simply click on the arrow above. For me, knowing when it’s time to leave a church ministry position usually starts with one of two things. We talked about the first way, inner restlessness, in Part 1 of this article. Today, we’ll look at the second

Biblical Perspectives, Resources
Discipling Katie

By Dwayne Moore   Last week I had the privilege to lead a young lady named Katie to the Lord. I asked Stephanie, a devoted member of our church, to disciple Katie. Stephanie is a few years older than Katie and had already met and “hit it off” with her before Katie trusted Christ, so she was the

Biblical Perspectives, reports
Pray for Alabama Judges RE: Same-sex Marriage Licenses

By Dwayne Moore This coming Monday, probate judges in Alabama will be forced to either stand for their Christian convictions or issue same-sex marriage licenses. They are in desperate need of our prayers and support. 99% of the time this blog features articles and resources that help Christians grow in their worship of God. However, today

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
Make Vows to God and Keep Them

Many of you know that we started a new exclusive community of worship leaders last year called The Asaph Generation. As we start 2015, I’ve been reading some of Asaph’s writings in Psalms. Something he said jumped out at me and has arrested me. Listen to this: “Make vows to the LORD your God and

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts, Heaven's Praise
Why God Is First of All a Father

The following excerpt is taken from Dwayne’s upcoming book, Heaven’s Praise: Hearing Him Say Well Done. You’ve no doubt heard the old saying, “You are what you eat.” That may be true of our bodies, but when it comes to our minds, emotions, and spirits, we are what we think. And the most profound thoughts any human

30 Days of Renewal, Biblical Perspectives
The Priority of Worship Small Group Teaching

Excerpted from the WorshipLife Journal Small Group Leader’s Guide, Week 1, which is part of the 30 Days of Renewal church-wide worship emphasis: Based on Deut. 6:4-5 Just before the Israelites moved into the Promised Land, Moses offered them some advice for life. Settling in Canaan exposed the Israelites to the principles and practices of

Audio Teaching, Biblical Perspectives
The Kind of Christian Satan Hates Audio Message

http://rossstation.30daysofpraise.com/audio/dwayne08.02.09.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDwayne recently taught a powerful lesson called The Kind of Christian Satan Hates. In this 35-minute teaching session, Dwayne takes the listener through the devil’s 3-phase attack strategy as he seeks to destroy any Christian who becomes a threat to him. The kind of Christian Satan especially hates are

Biblical Perspectives, magazine articles, Resources
Three Directions of Lifestyle Worship, Part 3

The following article by Dwayne will be featured this fall in Lifeway’s cirriculum called YOU. YOU, LifeWay’s newest adult Sunday School curriculum, is biblically-based with culturally relevant lessons to help Christians connect, grow, serve, and ultimately be engaged in impacting the world for God. YOU is unprecedented, because it is intentionally focused on urban/multicultural believers. We

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts, magazine articles, Resources
Three Directions of Lifestyle Worship, Part 2

The following article by Dwayne will be featured this fall in Lifeway’s cirriculum called YOU. YOU, LifeWay’s newest adult Sunday School curriculum, is biblically-based with culturally relevant lessons to help Christians connect, grow, serve, and ultimately be engaged in impacting the world for God. YOU is unprecedented, because it is intentionally focused on urban/multicultural believers. We

Biblical Perspectives
MJ, Farrah, and Ed

In one week, America has lost 3 iconic figures in the entertainment world: Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett, and Michael Jackson. Millions of people around the world are mourning these deaths — and thinking a lot about death themselves. That means this is a great time to share our faith about eternal LIFE in Jesus Christ. Look

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts, magazine articles
Three Directions of Lifestyle Worship, Part 1

The following article by Dwayne will be featured this fall in Lifeway’s cirriculum called YOU. YOU, LifeWay’s newest adult Sunday School curriculum, is biblically-based with culturally relevant lessons to help Christians connect, grow, serve, and ultimately be engaged in impacting the world for God. YOU is unprecedented, because it is intentionally focused on urban/multicultural believers. We