Friday, October 19, 2018

Worship + Tech Team Fails: Ignoring Best Practices

OK, so let me start by saying that best practices are subjective in terms of who is speaking and who they are speaking to....

The Christian Musician Summit – 34 Conferences Later…

In 2003, I believe the Lord gave me two great ideas (and I am so glad I listened!). One of them was to start this...

Tent-Making: Be Good At Something Else

As part of my job here at CCLI, I get to interview the writers and artists that visit our office. (Yes, I know. I...

3 Ways to Engage Your Congregration

As platform vocalists and instrumentalists, we need to disappear so all the focus is on God. Right? As I learned more about our roles as...

Don’t Miss The Obvious

If you’ve been using Planning Center for quite some time, there might be features lurking right under your nose that would vastly improve your...

Worship + Tech Team Fails: The Time Management Problem

I think we’d all agree that in these days everyone seems to be cramming more things into their days, nights, and weekends. I believe...

Quick PCO Tips, Part 2

Planning Center Online is a powerful resource for your worship ministry, but there’s a lot of stuff under its hood. I mean, a lot...

Five (Fixable) Things That Keep Your Team From Practicing

You can tell, can’t you? When your guitarist gets that way-too-focused-face as he fright-reads through the chord chart. Or how your drummer just plows...

So You Have the Spiritual Gift of Sarcasm?

I’m not sure the best way to start an article about sarcasm is with a sarcastic title. But whatever. Let me tell you a...

Why CCLI? Because Everyone Wins.

A few years ago, I remember seeing a very poignant anti-piracy ad. The scene is a subway platform with a typical street musician, and...

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