I get asked a lot about keyboards in modern worship, as I have played in worship teams as well as been a worship leader for many years. So, I thought I’d give away some practices that have allowed me to succeed in that role. Whether you use a traditional keyboard like a Nord, Korg, or Yamaha or a soft synth from your laptop or iPad, these tips should apply. By the way, I have written a couple other posts specifically on the differences of using these: Modern Worship Keyboards: Laptop vs. Traditional Synth or Modern Worship Keyboards: My setup for loops, clicks, and keys with MainStage.
One of the most asked questions from worship leaders is about recruiting highly talented musicians for their worship team. Over the years, I have seen some patterns arise in my own experience as well as in talking to many worship leaders. Yes, there are a lot of good musicians out […]
This video is just a 3-minute snapshot of behind the scenes with the worship team at Sunridge Community Church. For a related post, read Jeremy’ blog about doing ProPresenter today.
Recap: It was nice to be back in the saddle after a weekend off the previous Sunday. I love this team! We had to deal with rehearsal being canceled due to a brush fire near our building that caused us to be evacuated and the holiday weekend. The powerhouse nature […]
I love our worship team at Sunridge Church! This rare behind the scenes footage shows how much fun we really have each week! These are servants who put in hours and dedicate much so that hundreds can worship. The funniest thing is the last words on the on the tape…don’t […]
As a member of the typical worship team, singers often rely on the gear presented to them by the situation. I have served in church plants in school cafeterias and in new worship houses that seat over 2,000. Either way, the issue of gear for any musician is important. One […]
Recap: This past Sunday we did a version of the “cardboard testimonies” with our own twist on it. We asked members in the congregation to come and share how people in the church showed love to them. Dozens came and participated, parading their handmade signs with things like, “Let us […]