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Biblical Perspectives
Work That is Unseen

By Suzanne Provagna This morning I awoke before dawn and went outside.  It was completely dark and, yet, the birds were incessantly chirping.  It sounded like hundreds of birds happily singing while working.  I couldn’t see anything, but it was obvious there was immeasurable activity going on.  If you couldn’t hear, you would not have known the birds were out there.  If

Biblical Perspectives, Prayer
Prayer and Worship

By Dwayne Moore I have a friend named Donald who is a pastor. He lives in Zambia, a beautiful country in south-central Africa that’s slightly larger than the state of Texas. Donald has a heart for God that’s also larger than Texas. I’ve had the opportunity to coach Donald and have him on our international

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
Forgiveness

By Suzanne Provagna Forgiveness is on my mind these last couple of weeks.  I can’t begin to understand the depth of God’s love for us and the pain that He went through to watch His only Son take on our sins so that we could live a beautiful life in eternity with our Father in

Leadership
What We Expect From Our Staff

By Dwayne Moore We have an incredible staff of workers at Next Level Worship International. We only hire from within our organization. In other words, we only employ people we know and trust who have gone through our funnel of leadership development. Thus, we have deep trust among our staff. We have a small staff.

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
A Song of Sorrow

By John Martin There are times when life is just plain hard. There are moments when the words of Job seem far too real; “We’re all adrift in the same boat: too few days, too many troubles.” (Job 14:1 – The Message) I find myself in one of those seasons of life when I too

teaching
Friendly Advice for Graduating Seniors from Our NLW Staff

A huge congratulations to you for staying the course and finishing high school or college! To honor your great accomplishment, here is some hard-earned wisdom for you from our staff at NLW International… From Dwayne, our Founder and Pres: 1. When I was still a young teenager, I remember a pastor trying to help prepare

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts, Resources
Created for His Praise

When God finished creating Adam and Eve on the sixth day He said it was “very good.” Think about that. They had just been created. They had not had the chance to do anything, yet He was pleased with them. He enjoyed their company as He walked in the cool of the day with them.

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
Passion, Dedication and Focus

By Donald Kutala PDF! Is this Portable Document Format? Nope! this is completely something else! It is Passion, Dedication and Focus. Paul compares the Church to one body that consists of many parts in 1 Corinthians 12:20. A profound way of how we as believers should serve God and one another in unity with less

QT Journal
Dwayne’s Quiet Time Journal: Obedient

By Dwayne Moore Text: 1 Peter 1:13-25 Theme: God demands and deserves nothing less than our complete obedience. Key verses:  “So prepare your minds for action and exercise self-control. Put all your hope in the gracious salvation that will come to you…So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
The True Essence of Worship

By Dwayne Moore Deuteronomy 6:4-5 says,“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.  Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.” I believe these two verses are central in helping us grasp acceptable worship to God. We must love him completely,

Devotional Thoughts, Guest Posts
The Work that is Unseen

By Suzanne Provagna This morning I awoke before dawn and went outside.  It was completely dark and yet the birds were incessantly chirping.  It sounded like hundreds of birds happily singing while working.  I couldn’t see anything but it was obvious that there was immeasurable activity going on.  If you couldn’t hear, you would not have known that the

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
What Matters Most

By John Martin In my role with NLW International, I am blessed to meet some very talented and gifted people. Even within our own team God has blessed us with a wide range of talents and personalities! But regardless of how gifted any of us may be, we must never forget what matters most. The

Devotional Thoughts, Missions, Resources
Lessons from Being Deported

By Dwayne Moore I got deported. Yep. Never thought I’d have to put those three words together in the same sentence. But it’s true. Bottom line: India wouldn’t let me in. I can’t really blame them. The customs agents were just doing their job. It was really my fault. In a nutshell, I had ordered

Church, pastors
What Worship Leaders Need from Their Pastors– Part 2

By Dwayne Moore In our first part to this series, we discussed the worship leader’s need of inspection from their pastors. Today we will discuss something that I believe is even more important, and that’s involvement! The pastor needs to be involved with the music or worship or arts ministry. This is very important to