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FREE Easter Dramatic Sketch: He Is Risen!

Here is a powerful and simple dramatic sketch written by Dwayne that will work great for your Easter worship service. This 2-minute sketch works for any size congregation. It is taken from Luke 24:1-9 and builds up to a contagious shouting throughout the entire congregation of the words, “He is risen!” This dramatic scripture reading works great after a familiar and powerful resurrection

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

drama, Leaders' Notes, Worship Planning
Powerful Responsive Reading about the Church

Recently, we put together an effective and rousing “responsive reading” that supported our pastor’s message theme that day about the place and importance of God’s Church. Our entire congregation was on their feet clapping by the end of this stirring experience! Click here to download the PDF of the recitation. We adapted this reading/recitation from an old Bill Gaither recitation. We

Biblical Perspectives, Leaders' Notes
More Thoughts on the Title “Worship Leader”

Recently, someone wrote us the following comment about my article, “Worship Leader Is Still a Good Title.” He said, “Whether worship leader is the most accurate description or not depends on our definition of the word ‘worship.’ If worship is ‘to feel in the heart’ as A.W. Tozer has said, then we may never know if we are ‘leading worship.’…we