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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

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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

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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.

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Praise Him In the Economic Storm

October 7, 2008 Tonight I tried my best to listen attentively to the presidential debate. I thought both Senator McCain and Senator Obama did a fairly good job presenting their views in a convincing manner. Many of the questions were on our economy, of course. I can’t say I was particularly entertained by the debate, nor was I supposed to have

Audio Teaching, Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
Defining Worship and Praise – Audio Teaching by Dwayne Moore

http://praisemorepowerful.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/WhatIsWorship-DwayneMoore.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Recently, I had the privilege to speak at Chase Valley United Methodist Church in Huntsville, Alabama. This message is on defining what is worship and what is praise. We look here at the 3 directions of whole-life worship and the 8 ways to praise. Hope this 25-minute message helps and encourages you!

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Casting Crowns’ Story of True Success

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series called “The Law of Divine Elevation.” This article is excerpted from my worship study, Pure Praise: A Heart-focused Bible Study on Worship (Group Publishing, 2009). To pre-order Pure Praise, go here. Thanks! – Dwayne Here’s a modern-day example that illustrates how and when God may choose to

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Why God’s Success Is True Success

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series called, “The Law of Divine Elevation.” This article is excerpted from my worship study, Pure Praise: A Heart-focused Bible Study on Worship (Group Publishing, 2009). To pre-order Pure Praise, go here. Thanks! – Dwayne Three Clues That Verify True Success Though I’m not a professional investigator, I’ve

Biblical Perspectives, Leaders' Notes
Another Article Featured in Pastors.com

Hey everyone, please take a few moments and go to the link below to read Dwayne’s latest article in Rick Warren’s Ministry Toolbox. This is the tenth article that the Toolbox newsletter–which has over 180,000 subscribers–has featured of Dwayne’s. We are thankful for our ongoing relationship with Pastors.com. Link to the article: http://www.pastors.com/RWMT/article.asp?ArtID=11215. ShareFollow

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More Thoughts on the Title “Worship Leader”

Recently, someone wrote us the following comment about my article, “Worship Leader Is Still a Good Title.” He said, “Whether worship leader is the most accurate description or not depends on our definition of the word ‘worship.’ If worship is ‘to feel in the heart’ as A.W. Tozer has said, then we may never know if we are ‘leading worship.’…we

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
Asking, Seeking and Knocking

If you are like me, you have known Matthew 7:7-8 for a long time — and claimed it countless times! Jesus said, “Ask and you shall receive. Seek and you will find. Knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks will receives, and he that seeks will find, and to him

Biblical Perspectives, Guest Posts
American Idol Sings Worship Song

Do yourself a favor and go to WorshipMatters.com and read Bob Kauflin’s article about American Idol and the contestants singing Shout to the Lord twice this week. This article is one of the most profound and provocative perspectives I have read on how worship causes our culture and Christianity to both compliment each other and

Biblical Perspectives, Leaders' Notes
“Worship Leader” Is Still a Good Title

Of late, the term worship leader has come upon hard times. ‘Seems that titles like “lead worshiper” or “worship facilitator” or even “song leader” are more in vogue. I appreciate the careful thought and articulation of my colleagues who want to better define what we do each week when we stand in front of other believers