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FREE Webinar on Planning Worship Sets!

The NLW team is excited to announce a FREE webinar on March 19 at 1pm CST. The event will be hosted by Dwayne Moore, founder and president of NLW. You don’t want to miss this as we discuss ways to plan effective worship sets! Please fill out the form below to register today! We will

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Interview with Our NEW Director of Operations! (Podcast)

Below is a transcript from my interview with John Martin. Please leave a comment below to help us welcome him! Want to LISTEN to this blog post. Go to our podcast.   Dwayne: Hi everyone. Welcome to the Worship Q&A podcast. I’m Dwayne Moore and every week we try to answer questions that worship leaders

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Mighty Christmas from Next Level Worship

Mighty Christmas from NLWI!  . Greetings friends! Christmas is the season we celebrate the birth of the Messiah, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! It’s more than just a time to be merry and bright. Christmas should be a powerful and mighty reminder to us of the life-change and hope we have

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Just Added Dr. Vernon Whaley to our ReFOCUS Worship Conference!

 Dr. Vernon Whaley, Aaron Keyes, and Dwayne Moore! Don’t miss this amazing line-up at ReFOCUS Worship Conference February 1-3, 2018! We’re excited to announce that we just added Dr. Vernon Whaley, Dean of Music at Liberty University, to our list of high-quality speakers in Pigeon Forge, TN! Bring your worship team to the Smokies for 3 incredible days

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How to Be Thankful in Every Circumstance (Podcast)

Want to LISTEN to this blog article? Go to our Podcasts! Hebrews 13:15 encourages us to “continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to his name” (NKJV). Praise is primarily acknowledging God for who he is. Thanksgiving, on the other hand, is giving thanks to

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

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Part 2: How to Change the Culture of Your Worship Ministry (Podcast)

Want to LISTEN to this post? Check out our podcast here! Hey everyone. Welcome to the Worship Q&A podcast. I’m Dwayne Moore. Each week, we try to answer questions that worship leaders are asking. Today the topic is how to change the culture of your worship ministry. We are going through eight practical steps to

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Why God Is First of All a Father (Repost)

The following excerpt is taken from 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 can

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Whys and Hows of Using Visual Art in Worship (Podcast)

A couple of years ago Rick Warren’s Ministry Toolbox asked me to write an article about using visual art in worship services. Here is an updated version of that article… Mandate If one has ever questioned the need of visual art as a part of worship, all he or she needs to do is consider

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How to Be Spirit-led while Time-restrained in Worship (Podcast)

<strong><a href=”https://www.nextlevelworship.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Worship.png”><img class=”alignright wp-image-4663 size-medium” src=”https://www.nextlevelworship.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Worship-300×210.png” alt=”Spontaneity and Structure for worship leaders” width=”300″ height=”210″ /></a>T</strong>he topic of how much structure we should have in our worship gatherings is often on the mind of worship leaders. A few weeks ago at one of our Worship Leader Lunches, a worship pastor from a large congregation said to

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

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Worship Leader Training for You and Your Team!

Access award-winning coaching, consulting, and online training by joining one of our worship leader training events! Take a moment and check out these great opportunities!         Experience TRANSFORMATION for you and your team leaders as we help you refocus on the Lord, on your spouse and worship team, and on who God

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How Can We Know If The Congregation Is Really Worshiping?

Here’s a question I’m often asked: How can we know if our congregation is really worshiping? To find the answer to that question, first we need understand the four stages of congregational worship. Everyone in our congregation is in one or more of these stages. The stages are progressive: one stage leads to the next that

Resources, seminars & conferences, teaching, Worship Planning, worship teams
6 Characteristics of a God-Sized Vision (repost)

. Dreaming about the future of your church and ministry? Wondering what God might do through you and your congregation or team?   Whatever He has for you, you can be sure that every God-inspired vision has six distinct characteristics. All of them can be clearly seen when God commissioned Joshua to lead His people

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When It’s Time to Leave Your Church Ministry Position (Part 1)

I’ve served in many churches and ministries over the years, and I’ve eventually left as many places as I’ve served. For me, knowing when it’s time to leave usually comes down to one of two things: 1) restlessness inside me or 2) circumstances around me. God has used both of these as signs to help get