Biblical Perspectives

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

Biblical Perspectives, Book Reviews, Devotional Thoughts
Worship Is the Fuel of Missions

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

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts, success
How God Measures Our Success

Hey everyone, I thought you might enjoy this entry in my Quiet Time Journal from my devotion this morning. I am going through 1 Corinthians. Today’s passage was 12:4-6.  The theme of today’s quiet time study is that the same God works through each of our individual gifts to accomplish His purpose.  An excerpt is below.

Biblical Perspectives, Family Devotions, Resources
The Real God vs. Allah

This website is about Biblical worship. And sometimes we just need to make clear exactly who the real God is that we are worshiping! Last week, my thirteen-year-old son told me something that stopped me in my tracks. He said, “Dad, did you know that our God and Allah are really the same god?” He had watched a

Biblical Perspectives, pure praise worship study, Resources, worship study
Life of Worship Means Fighting to the Finish

The following article by Dwayne appears in Rick Warren’s Ministry Toolbox, Issue #371. This is an excerpt from Pure Praise: A Heart-focused Bible Study on Worship. Specifically, this is taken from Day 1 of Week 9 called Finishing Well. If we are to finish well the mission God has given us on this earth, one very

Biblical Perspectives, pure praise worship study, Resources
The Need for Pliability in Corporate Worship

The following article by Dwayne Moore appears this week in Rick Warren’s Ministry Toolbox, Issue #370. This is an excerpt from Pure Praise: A Heart-focused Bible Study on Worship. In worship services, we should plan as much as possible and then allow for spontaneity. But what happens when spontaneous worship actually occurs? How should we respond

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
Devil Worship

God took me to the “woodshed” of chastisement today during my personal time with Him. I had never seen my sinful acts in this way before. Below is an excerpt from my quiet time journal this morning. ~Dwayne Text: 1 Corinthians 10:14-22 Theme: Participating in sin is worshiping the devil. Key verses: “Therefore, my dear friends, flee

Biblical Perspectives, Leaders' Notes, Ministry Strategies, Resources
How to Develop Your Team To Be Ministers Through Music

The following article is featured in the Summer 09 edition of Neue. Neue is a quarterly bookzine produced by Relevant Magazine for emerging ministry leaders. How To Develop Your Worship Team to Be Ministers through Music By Dwayne Moore  The goal for church musicians and assistants should be that they become ministers through music. Ministers through music

Biblical Perspectives, Christmas
A Christmas Wrapped In Praise

This article by Dwayne was the feature article at WorshipLeader.com and in Rick Warren’s Ministry Toolbox two Christmases ago. With the war against Christmas raging, we thought we needed to bring this one back to remind us of God’s perspective on the subject… Let’s start with a question: What is the one thing God made

Biblical Perspectives, Book Reviews, Guest Posts
Communion Shows Us What Worship Really Means

OK, I admit I am mentally challenged and stretched every time I listen to or read anything by Ravi Zacharias. I am half-way through his book, Jesus Among Other Gods, and yet again, I find myself reading and re-reading certain paragraphs and sections in order to try to grasp the full meaning of his words.