Podcast, teaching, theology
What Is “Next Level Worship”? (Podcast)

Often I’m asked why we call our ministry “Next Level Worship”? They want to know what that term means and who qualifies to be on the “next level.” I especially appreciate those who want the scriptural evidence for the idea of next-level worship. Next-level worship, as we call it, does not imply some mystical place

Coaching, Podcast, Updates
How Can I Benefit from NLW’s Worship Leader Coaching? (Podcast)

With our new round of Coaching starting up this month, perhaps you’re asking, “How can I benefit from taking the Next Level Worship Coaching Program”? Well, I am excited to share that with you! This past year we’ve had students from seven different countries, all coming together online and interacting and just getting to know

Christmas, Devotional Thoughts, Podcast
A Christmas Wrapped in Praise (Podcast)

Written by Dwayne Moore Let’s start with a question: What is the one thing God made sure Jesus got the best of when He first came to earth? Was it our riches? No, He was born in a stall with barn animals and hay. Was it our royalty? No. His parents were a shepherd boy

Christmas, Devotional Thoughts, Podcast, Resources
Great Christmas Devotional for Your Worship Team! (Podcast)

The First Christmas Rush The following devotional is taken from the Winter Edition of Dwayne Moore’s popular Praise Portions Team Devotionals. Go here to download all 24 devotionals in the Winter and Spring Editions! Theme: There’s one thing we should all be rushing to do at Christmastime—and all the time. Illustration: Let’s be honest now.

How Do We Make Carols Fresh This Christmas? (Podcast w/Tim Timmons)

Welcome to the Worship Q&A podcast. I’m Dwayne Moore. Each week we try to answer questions that worship leaders are asking, and today we’ve got a special guest with us. Very, very excited about having Tim Timmons with us. In a few moments I’m going to introduce him and we’re going to have a conversation

Podcast, teaching
How to Be Thankful in Every Circumstance (Podcast)

Hebrews 13:15 encourages us to “continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to his name” (NKJV). Praise is primarily acknowledging God for who he is. Thanksgiving, on the other hand, is giving thanks to God for what he has done for us. We can be

Podcast, teaching, worship leading
Part 2: How to Change the Culture of Your Worship Ministry (Podcast)

Hey everyone. Welcome to the Worship Q&A podcast. I’m Dwayne Moore. Each week, we try to answer questions that worship leaders are asking. Today the topic is how to change the culture of your worship ministry. We are going through eight practical steps to help you change the culture of your worship ministry. Be sure

Podcast, Resources, Training, Updates, worship leading
Part 1: How to Change the Culture of Your Worship Ministry (Podcast)

This step-by-step approach can change the culture of your worship ministry and help your team grow spiritually and numerically—no matter the size of your church. We’ve seen firsthand the impact it has made in small congregations and large ones! Please note that these methodical steps may take you months to complete. Be patient, and don’t

Podcast, Training, worship leading
Advice for Worship Leaders 38 and Older (Podcast)

During one of my sessions recently at the Sweetwater worship conference, someone asked me, “Dwayne, what do you tell worship leaders who are 38 and older?” The first thing that comes to mind is that if a person is 38 years old, then he or she has already started into their second half of life. Wish

Podcast, worship leading
Should We Pay Church Musicians? (Podcast)

Our question today is should we pay our church musicians. The short answer is maybe…if certain criteria are met. To help us answer this difficult question, we first need to look at the Levite musicians. We’re not told in scripture if the Levite musicians were actually paid for their services. However, in 1 Chronicles 9