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9-year-old Tucker Beam Homecoming Service

As many of you know, we have been asking prayer  for Tucker Beam on this site over the past couple years. Tucker’s story of 3 cancers in his 9 short years has gripped our entire community and made ripples around the world. Sunday morning, May 31, 2009, Tucker Beam won his final battle with Leukemia. He

Leaders' Notes, pastors, Resources, Worship Planning
Pastors, You Are Your Church’s Lead Worshiper

The following article was written by John Martin, who is the Vice President of Development for Next Level Worship, LLC. This article was featured in Rick Warren’s Ministry Toolbox. We have received tons of positive feedback from this article. Once you’ve read it, we believe you’ll understand why! Enjoy! As senior pastors, if we are fortunate

Biblical Perspectives, pure praise worship study, Resources
The Need for Pliability in Corporate Worship

The following article by Dwayne Moore appears this week in Rick Warren’s Ministry Toolbox, Issue #370. This is an excerpt from Pure Praise: A Heart-focused Bible Study on Worship. In worship services, we should plan as much as possible and then allow for spontaneity. But what happens when spontaneous worship actually occurs? How should we respond