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
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
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.
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
Courtney Beam is a member of The Church at Ross Station, where I have the privilege to lead praise. Her 8-year-old son, Tucker, has been diagnosed again with cancer. (The first time he was only 1 year old.) Courtney herself has recently been diagnosed with cancer as well. Her faith and her family’s faith through
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!
The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book to be released in December titled Pure Praise. It will be featured in Rick Warren’s Ministry Toolbox later this week. But I wanted you, our faithful readers, to get a sneak peak at it! This article takes a compelling look at who and how God promotes within His Kingdom. Far
Toby is the real deal… TobyMac (aka Toby McKeehan) won 4 Dove awards this past Wednesday at the 39th Annual GMA Music Awards, including Artist of the Year. With over 8 million career CDs sold (including those with DC Talk) and multiple sold-out concerts, Toby is one the most successful Christian artists ever. His concerts are electrifying.
Ok, who’s been praying out there? Clearly somebody has been interceding for us and knocking on the door of heaven about our recent prayer need. As we shared in an earlier post, three prominent leaders in worship (who have no idea who we are…) have been approached about our worship study, Pure Praise. We have
I am reading C. H. Spurgeon’s book, The Practice of Praise (Whitaker House, 1995). This is a power-packed little read! Here are some amazing (and convicting!) quotes that I highlighted from the first half of the book. (Second half coming soon!) ~ Dwayne “They shall abundantly utter the memory of God’s great goodness.” (Psalm 147:5) The word,
Below is an excerpt from a newspaper article that just came out this morning. It is an encouraging and powerful story of how love for the risen Christ is still more important to some young people (and older people!) than their own personal comforts. Go here to read the entire article. BANGOR, Maine – The early arrival
Hey everyone! My discipleship group is going through the Book of Luke right now. In my quiet time a couple days ago, God used a passage in Luke to teach me a powerful principle regarding our ministry. (This profound truth also applies to local churches and church ministries.) Next Level Worship is a young ministry
http://praisemorepowerful.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/stayinsideyourbox.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadEverywhere we turn, someone’s telling us to “get out of our box.” But that should depend on what box they’re referring to. Yes, it’s good advice not to allow ourselves to be limited by our circumstances and our own small thinking. However, Dwayne explains in this provocative 35-minute audio