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

Worship Leader Coaching in 2018

EXPAND YOUR INFLUENCE. IMPACT YOUR TEAM. LEAVE A LEGACY. Dwayne Moore and our team at NLW want to help YOU grow and succeed in your ministry of worship leading within your church! Our Worship Leader Coaching has 3 phases of growth. Like ripples in water, we start with your personal growth, then move outward to your worship

Mentorship, Missions, sponsorships
Worship Leader Sponsorship Stories

Check out our newest video! It shares a few stories of this past year’s sponsorship season! If you’re interested in being a sponsor, or if you’d just like to know more, we’d love to talk! You can email We have a new season of sponsorships happening in 2018! You can be a friend and

Next Level Worship Conference, seminars & conferences, worship teams
Area-wide Worship Conference in Oklahoma!

Join Dwayne for our area-wide worship conference in Enid, OK October 28, 2017! Click here to register today!     You’re invited to the ReNEW Worship Conference in Enid, OK. It’s on Saturday October, 28 at Emmanuel Enid Church. We’ll have lunch, and you can bring your whole team! We’ll be sharing our joys, struggles, and

Christmas, Devotional Thoughts, worship study
Purest Praise for the Greatest Gift: Preparing Our Hearts for Worship This Christmas

As you plan all the details of Christmas at church and at home, we encourage you to take some time this week to reflect on the reasons why we worship and adore Christ. God bless you as you not only physically prepare, but also spiritually prepare! Here is a great devotional, written by Dwayne Moore,

Advice for Worship Leaders 38 and Older

During one of my sessions recently at the Sweetwater worship conference, someone asked me, “Dwayne, what do you tell worship leaders who are 38 and older?” The first thing that comes to mind is that if a person is 38 years old, then he or she has already started into their second half of life. Wish

Worship Ministry Ideas for Christmas!

It’s that time of year again! As you plan your church services this year for Christmas, we wanted to give you some different ministry ideas that you and your worship team could do to reach others in a new way! These are just some ideas, and we’d love hear yours! Be sure to leave a

Ministry Strategies
How to Develop Your Team To Be Ministers Through Music (Repost)

The goal for church musicians and assistants should be that they become ministers through music. Ministers through music have some very distinguishing characteristics. They are passionate about what they are doing. They have a sense of calling. They are disciplined. They are full of integrity, and they clearly exhibit a servant heart toward God and

worship teams
Should We Pay Church Musicians? (Podcast)

Our question today is should we pay our church musicians. The short answer is maybe…if certain criteria are met. To help us answer this difficult question, we first need to look at the Levite musicians. We’re not told in scripture if the Levite musicians were actually paid for their services. However, in 1 Chronicles 9

Next Level Worship Conference, seminars & conferences, teaching, worship teams
Announcing a ReNEW Worship Conference in Enid, Oklahoma!

We’re excited to announce a ReNEW Worship Conference in Enid, OK! You can REGISTER NOW! Bring your entire worship team for a day of encouragement and teaching by Dwayne Moore. Check out the video below to learn more. Feel free to contact us for more information or questions! WHERE: Emmanuel Enid Church  //  Enid, OK

The Model Prayer of a Worshiper (Repost)

The Model Prayer that Jesus taught His disciples in Matthew 6 can be divided into three distinct parts. As we build a daily habit of praying “in this manner,” our prayer lives can significantly deepen and our perspective of things can radically improve. Part 1: Vertical—Start with praise and surrender. When we pray, we should

Next Level Worship Conference, Training
ReFOCUS Worship Conference with Special Guest Aaron Keyes

See what Aaron Keyes has to say about the ReFOCUS Worship Conference and register today! Let us help you refocus on the Lord, on your spouse and worship team, and on who God made you to be. The ReFOCUS Worship Conference is specially designed for key leaders of worship teams. It’s ONLY $199 per person for 4

evangelism, Missions
Africa Worship Training Tour: Pray With Us

The worship training tour is almost over! Thank you for following along, and more importantly, thank you for your prayers and support! We’ve been here 18 days! On this trip we’ve trained hundreds of worship leaders, worship team members, and pastors. God has been working in many lives. We’ve seen some place their trust in

Missions, pastors, reports, worship teams
How Can Our Worship Team Get Involved in Missions? (Podcast)

Click here to LISTEN to this podcast. In this Worship Q&A podcast Dwayne has a conversation with fellow NLWI team members, Jordan Hutton and Donald Kutala, who head up NLWI’s missions efforts. Topics covered in this podcast include: Local missions ideas to get your worship team “outside the walls” of your church ministering in your community

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