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Family And Parenting

A Sample Wedding Service For Couples

I’ve officiated many weddings over the years, and here is a sample wedding service to give you ideas as you plan your own. Sample Wedding Ceremony Prelude (seating of main family in the front, groomsmen and groom take place) Processional (bridesmaids come in, maid of

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Brainwaves

5 Things Every Congregation Must Understand About Worship

I’ve now spent most of my adult life (30 years) thinking about, leading, and teaching on the topic of worship. It’s been central to my life’s call to reflect on why we do what we do in worship in settings like local churches, conference events, an universities.

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Easter

Lent Reading: Voice From The Darkness [Death]

Many years ago, I set out to write a series of readings that could be used in contemporary churches for worship through the Lent, Easter, and Pentecost season. This one is from Worship Readings And Prayers For Contemporary Churches: The Cycle of Life [Vol. 2

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Brainwaves

In-Ear Monitors (IEMs): 10 Best Practices For Worship Musicians

Many churches these days have moved to IEMs (In-Ear Monitors) to reduce stage clutter, tighten up sound, and heighten musicality in the band. The sound and individual control of IEMs is fantastic, but it takes some getting used to – especially because the relational, community environment

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Creative Tools

4 Great Free Font Sites For Churches

Fonts speak a message, and are vital to any creative work in a local church or ministry. In fact, I don’t know of a church or ministry that couldn’t use a constant supply of fresh, great fonts for video display, promotions, or print. photo credit: Camil

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