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Christmas, Devotional Thoughts
A Christmas Wrapped in Praise (Podcast)

Want to LISTEN to this read by the author? Go to our Podcast.   Written by Dwayne Moore Let’s start with a question: What is the one thing God made sure Jesus got the best of when He first came to earth? Was it our riches? No, He was born in a stall with barn

Pure Praise Resources, worship teams
Respecting Each Other’s Music Styles in Worship (Repost)

The following is an excerpt from Week 7 of Pure Praise: A Heart-Focused Bible Study on Worship. Any song that honors God and is scripturally accurate is, in fact, “suitable” to be sung at church. However, not every song is suitable every time the church gathers. That is because of a thing called sensitivity… While particular

Christmas, Devotional Thoughts
Great Christmas Devotional for Your Worship Team! (Podcast)

Want to LISTEN to this post? Go HERE to our Podcast page!    The First Christmas Rush The following devotional is taken from the Winter Edition of Dwayne Moore’s popular Praise Portions Team Devotionals. Go here to download all 24 devotionals in the Winter and Spring Editions! Theme: There’s one thing we should all be

Online Worship Leader Training, Training
The Impact of Worship Leader Coaching

Worship Leader Coaching will expand your influence, impact your team, and leave a legacy for years to come. Dwayne Moore and the NLW team want to help you! Check out the testimonies below from real people that have been through coaching with NLW. We want you to grow and succeed in your ministry of worship

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Thank You For Supporting Next Level Worship International!

THANK YOU to all of you who donated and prayed for #NLWI this past year. Because of you, we trained worship leaders in 10 countries, led multiple conferences in the US and abroad, and saw 60 people come to Christ through our worship evangelism events! To contribute to the work right now, text NLWDONATE to

seminars & conferences, Training
Don’t Miss 3 Incredible Days at 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

Training, worship teams
When Worship Team Members Are Too Spontaneous and “Free” on Stage (Repost)

Someone sent the team at Next Level Worship this question. How would you advise this her? “I have a guy I am letting vocal lead a song here and there in the Sunday set. He leads his songs pretty well…I am training him and helping him learn to do vocal cues, signal the band, sing

Missions
Help Us Teach Children in Africa to Love God! #GivingTuesday

Dear friends, NLWI is trying to raise $6000 to develop and print children’s church materials for kids in Africa to teach them about true, lifestyle worship. For #GivingTuesday this week, would you consider giving an end-of-year gift to help us reach our goal? It takes about $4.00 per child to provide them with 8 weeks

Resources
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

Resources
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

Resources
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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Highlights from 2017: God is Faithful!

Dwayne Moore, founder and president of Next Level Worship International, gives some highlights of 2017 for our supporters and NLW community. Highlights include a testimonial video of our Worship Leader Sponsorship program, a testimonial video from one of our online class students from India, pictures and stories from our 2 internationals trips to Africa, along

Resources
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

Training
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