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Next Level Worship Creed

This is our new Creed at Next Level Worship! It sums up what we teach and help churches and worship ministries do. It is thorough, wholistic and biblical in its approach and contents. May every worship ministry and praise team embrace these goals, steps and pledges! Next Level Worship has developed materials and resources to help

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How Worship Ministry Is Like Football

By Dwayne Moore .  We see our Worship Arts Ministry at Valley View Church as helping to serve the overall purposes of our church. We’re not a stand-alone entity that operates separately from the other vital ministries within our church. The best way I know to explain our unique philosophy and approach to ministry is

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What MUST CHANGE in Your Ministry in 2016?

. Below is a tool to help you determine vital areas that need your attention during 2016 to move your team and your God-given vision forward. This worksheet is part of our long-range strategic planning process during our Worship Leader Intensive.  You can download the worksheet here.   Let’s face it: Being a worship leader isn’t that

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Leading the Congregation on a “Journey of Worship” (Video)

In the video below, Dwayne Moore takes his congregation on a “journey of worship,” based on Isaiah 6… This unique and powerful experience includes both music mixed in among snippets of teaching. This service was part of our Worship Leader Intensive. These talented Intensive students, along with members of the Valley View Church band, helped Dwayne

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Ministry Areas Where You MUST See Results in 2016

. Below is a tool to help you determine vital areas that need your attention during 2016 to move your team and your God-given vision forward. This worksheet is part of our long-range strategic planning process during our Worship Leader Intensive.  You can download the worksheet here.   Vital Areas for Results Efficiency is doings things right;

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6 Characteristics of a God-Sized Vision

 . 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 into

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Building a Habit of Lifestyle Worship

I’ll never forget what Pastor Rick Warren said to our small group of worship leaders gathered at Saddleback’s retreat house once. Sitting comfortably beside me with his feet propped up, he taught us for over 2 hours! What stood out most was this one statement Pastor Rick said: “Discipleship is basically replacing our old habits

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A Vision Strategy for Worship Ministry

At Valley View Church, our vision for the worship and creative arts ministry is to be a “sculpturing factory.” The following key elements of our strategy are based on the analogy of a factory. This is based on the sincere conviction that God entrusts us with people for a period time to help disciple and

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Auditioning, Adding and “Demoting” Worship Team Members & Starting a Choir

. A worship leader recently asked me for advice. He is trying to make some important improvements to his music ministry, including adding a choir and a new recruiting process. How would you answer these questions? 1. Q: I’m in the process of putting together some new systems for the Fall. One of them is

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The Three Purposes of Worship Ministry

By Dwayne Moore   “O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together” (Psalm 34:3). In this one simple verse, David has given us three distinct purposes of worship ministry. These purposes apply whether we’re in a church of 100, 1000, or 10,000. The purposes do not change. We may have

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FREE E-book on How to Grow Your Worship Team!

Just released! Get your FREE copy of our newest e-book, Building Strong Worship Leaders! The Worship Community calls it a “must-read” for worship leaders and pastors. Go HERE to download your FREE copy TODAY! ShareFollow

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Spring Online Worship Leader Course Starts Feb. 12!

Worship Leadership Training LEARN FROM A VETERAN WORSHIP LEADER & AUTHOR! Online Worship Leader Course February 12 through April 16, 2015 Come learn from the guy who wrote a required text book on worship for worship students at Liberty University! Dwayne Moore, author of the award-winning Pure Praise study, loves to pour into worship leaders

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How Worship Is a Show

By Dwayne Moore In a sense, worship is a show; or to be more specific, praise is a show. Praise is the upward part of worship. Praise is done with our bodies—flowing from our hearts to the outside of us. Therefore, when we praise God, it’s obvious to anyone who’s looking our way. In the

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The Priority of Praise

Part 1 of a 3-Part Thanksgiving Series Have you ever looked out the window of an airplane just before it pierces the clouds and noticed how much of the terrain you could see from that one vantage point? You suddenly begin to realize just how enormous this earth of ours really is. Imagine with me

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Leadership Qualities in Worship Teams

Our bands are in Week 6 of Pure Praise, so yesterday for our devotional we talked about the leadership qualities listed in Day 4. Here’s what we look for in worship ministry leaders, based on 2 Chr. 20:21: 1. those who “should sing” (have a calling), 2, those who would sing (have desire & enthusiasm),