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Musician or Artist?

by Steve Brown and Mike Westendorf

Are you a musician, an artist, or both? Are the best musicians artists? This post attempts to answer these questions. 597 more words

Worship Music

The Meeting Place

It doesn’t matter.


God can meet you anywhere.

Under a tree. In the shower. At the movies.

It also doesn’t matter the style of worship. 102 more words

Inside Out

I Will Lead More than a Song

I Will Lead More than a Song

I will lead more than a song
More than a Psalm or two
I will encourage the people to sing along… 149 more words

Steve Brown

Seven Ideas When Starting a Student Praise Band

Starting any music group is difficult. It takes a lot of prayer, time and skill. Have you ever seen a locomotive start from a dead stop? 744 more words

An Open Letter to Praise Bands: Performance vs. Worship

by James K. A. Smith.. (slightly edited for length)

Dear Praise Band

I so appreciate your willingness and desire to offer up your gifts to God in worship. 828 more words


A Stranger in a Strange Land

I was a stranger in a strange land—a Pentecostal in a LCMS parish on a Sunday morning. The Divine Service was unlike any church service I had attended before. 1,949 more words


Tuning Your Guitar in Worship

Invariably, it happens.  You brought your guitar in from the cold car and it warms up as you play it during the congregational opening song and goes out of tune. 387 more words

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