Category Archive for: Biblical Perspectives

Worship: What Christians Should Aim For Every Day (Repost)

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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…



When It’s Time to Leave Your Church Ministry Position (Part 2)

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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…



Pray for Alabama Judges RE: Same-sex Marriage Licenses

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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…



Why God Is First of All a Father

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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…



The Priority of Worship Small Group Teaching

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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…



The Kind of Christian Satan Hates Audio Message

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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…



Three Directions of Lifestyle Worship, Part 3

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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…



Three Directions of Lifestyle Worship, Part 2

by Next Level Worship

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…



MJ, Farrah, and Ed

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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…



Three Directions of Lifestyle Worship, Part 1

by Next Level Worship

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…



Worship Is the Fuel of Missions

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I am reading a thought-provoking book by Gary Wright, who is a member of my church’s praise team. It’s called Worship Awakening. At the end of chapter 2, he pulls an insightful quote from John Piper about worship and missions. I have not found a better statement on missions and worship than this one by John Piper: “Missions…



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