About Dwayne Moore

Author, speaker & worship leader. President of Next Level Worship International, Inc. (nextlevelworship.com)

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.

December Prayer Partners Letter

To be a Prayer Partner with NLWI and receive monthly prayer newsletters, please sign up here. Next Level Worship Prayer Partners Letter December, 2017 Dear friend, Thank you for being a Prayer Partner with us. Hope your December is off to a great start! Hard to believe it's almost Christmas. What an amazing year this has

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

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

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

How to Stay Fresh & Focused as a Worship Leader (Podcast)

The question we are discussing today is how can we stay fresh and focused as spiritual leaders. This is a subject I've been studying on a lot lately because I'll be teaching on this very thing at a leadership workshop I'm leading in Fort Wayne, Indiana at Sweetwater Sound later this week. It's an important

What Should We Try to Accomplish in Worship Services? (Podcast)

Every time we come together to worship our Lord on Sundays (as well as at other times), there are four goals our worship gatherings should meet. While we have quite a bit of freedom in how we go about accomplishing each goal, the goals themselves are not optional and not subject to change. They remain

How Can Our Worship Team Get Involved with Missions? (Podcast)

In this Worship Q&A podcast Dwayne has a conversation with fellow NLWI team members, Jordan Hutton and Donald Kutala, who head up NLWI's missions efforts. Topics covered in this podcast include: Local missions ideas to get your worship team "outside the walls" of your church ministering in your community Why African worship leaders needs US

Whys and Hows of Using Visual Art in Worship (Podcast)

A couple of years ago Rick Warren's Ministry Toolbox asked me to write an article about using visual art in worship services. Here is an updated version of that article... [perfectpullquote align="right" cite="" link="" color="" class="" size=""]If one has ever questioned the need of visual art in worship, all he or she needs to do

How to Be Spirit-led while Time-restrained in Worship (Podcast)

The topic of how much structure we should have in our worship gatherings is often on the mind of worship leaders. A few weeks ago at one of our Worship Leader Lunches, a worship pastor from a large congregation said to me, “Dwayne, how do we maintain being Spirit-led when we are so restrained by

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