Quicker Decisions, Better Execution

Quicker Decisions, Better Execution

Are you giving your musicians enough time to prepare to lead worship with skill? We don’t always think of church music in terms of good or bad execution, but it could be helpful. [well type=”well-lg”]This idea of execution makes sense on the football...

The Space Between the Songs

There’s nothing like escaping to a beautiful mountain stream when life is busy.  I recently went fishing early in the morning with my brother.  He was fishing up stream a bit, and I was downstream just taking in the serene setting. It was spectacular.  Mist...

Repetition: The affect of immediate context

Last week, I said that we music directors must repeat songs. Why do you think that is the case? One reason we should repeat songs more often is that the impact of a song is affected by its context.  Here’s what I mean. A different combination of songs will bring...

Helpful Resources: Song Select

You spend hours searching for the perfect song. Then, when you find it, it’s in the wrong key!  You’re leading the youth group in a worship service, and you know that no one is going to sing that high! You could plug it into Finale, but you don’t...