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Why Is Musical Quality Important in Worship Services? (Podcast interview w/Tony Guerrero)

Tony Guerrero, long-time music director at Saddleback Church in California, is our guest today on the Worship Q&A podcast. This is an excerpt from Dwayne’s interview with him during one of Dwayne’s recent coaching sessions. Enjoy! LISTEN to this article on our Podcast here. Dwayne Moore: Hello everyone. Welcome to the Worship Q & A

Devotional Thoughts
“Just Ask Me For It” – The Case for Bold Prayers (Repost)

  I had been home from Africa less than 24 hours when I got the call. I felt as though I was being summoned to prayer. After a month of traipsing across 3 countries doing worship conferences, I had been looking forward to hiding away in my house for a couple days to recoup and

Guest Posts, Worship Leaders, worship study
Worshiping God With My Life

Today NLWI is excited to feature John Martin. John recently joined the staff team as the Director of Ministries. He has a heart for worship and helping others grow in their love for God and others. NLWI is greatly blessed to have him on the team. For my first official blog post as a full-time employee of

Guest Posts, Worship Leaders
Performance vs. Ministry – Part II

Check out Part II of the Performance vs. Ministry blog series! Donald is a pastor and worship leader in Zambia, and he is the director of NLW’s ministry in Africa. He works and travels with the NLW team multiple times per year, helping lead and teach at the various events hosted throughout Africa. Click here

Guest Posts, Worship Leaders
Performance vs. Ministry – Part I

Today NLW is excited to introduce Donald Kutala as a guest writer for the blog! Donald is a pastor and worship leader in Zambia, and he is the director of NLW’s ministry in Africa. He works and travels with the NLW team multiple times per year, helping lead and teach at the various events hosted

Coaching, Training, Worship Leaders
Worship Leader Coaching Begins Next Week!

EXPAND YOUR INFLUENCE. IMPACT YOUR TEAM. LEAVE A LEGACY. There is only one week left before the IMPACT phase of worship leader coaching begins! It is not too late to join! The IMPACT Phase focuses on your group’s growth as a team. We will help you raise the quality and effectiveness of your worship ministry. Imagine ripples in

Discipleship, evangelism, Missions
Africa Worship Training Tour 2018 Report

The NLW team is now home from visiting 5 countries in 25 days! Thank you to all that followed along and joined us in prayer. This mission trip cost over $15,000 in addition to monthly operating expenses. THANK YOU to all of our generous supporters that made this trip possible. The team is grateful and humbled by

Podcast
How Can We Move Forward in Growing and Changing as a Ministry? (Podcast)

https://www.nextlevelworship.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/02.-Sowing-and-Reaping-Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hello, 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 we are addressing the question of, “How can our ministry become more productive? How can we move forward in growing and changing

Podcast
What Do I Do During My Quiet Time? (Podcast)

https://www.nextlevelworship.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Quitetime-Podcast-3-29-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hello everyone and welcome to the worship Q and A podcast. I’m Dwayne Moore. Each week we try to answer questions that worship leaders are asking. Recently I was speaking at the California Baptist University in Riverside, California, and it was an incredible experience just being with the

Podcast
Characteristics of a God-Given Ministry Vision

https://www.nextlevelworship.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Characteristics-of-a-God-Given-Vision-Podcast-3-29-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hello 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 I’m excited to talk to you about six characteristics of a God-sized vision for your ministry. Or, to put it in the form of

Devotional Thoughts
God’s Great Cost for Our Peace

by  Dwayne Moore “For God was pleased to have all the fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things…by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross. Once you were alienated from God…but now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in

Discipleship, evangelism, Missions
Please Pray for the Africa Worship Training Tour!

Wow! We have had an amazing time so far. Just this past week, we’ve partnered with local leaders to host 2 worship conferences in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. We are currently in Gaborone, Botswana hosting a worship training conference! We are now in the 3rd country on this tour, and we have 2 to go! Next week

Discipleship, evangelism, Missions
Africa Worship Training Tour Update!

  We continue on our 5-country Africa Worship Training Tour! The Zambia portion has come to and end and we are now in Zimbabwe for a few days! Over the past 2 weeks, the NLW team has been involved in an Easter conference, a training day in Lusaka, a training day in Choma, and one

Worship Leaders
Worship Leaders: Lead in Awe This Easter

by Dwayne Moore One quiet morning a few weeks ago, I decided to take some time to pray alone in our sanctuary. But as soon as I sat down on the front row, my mind began racing about all the stuff that still needed to be done before our Easter services: “How will the lights

Education, Podcast, Worship Leaders
Why Do Worship Leaders Need to Invest Themselves Into Learning More? (Podcast)

Want to LISTEN to this blog post? Go to our Podcasts page. Dwayne Moore: Hello everyone, I’m Dwayne Moore. Welcome to the Worship Q&A podcast. Each week we try to answer questions that worship leaders are asking. Today I am sitting in the office of one of my dear friends, Hector Jeminez? Hector Jeminez: Hector