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Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
Why Do We Suffer?

Why Do We Suffer? By Dawn Kelley, NLW Community Development Director Earlier this year, my husband of 19 years took his own life… He struggled with mental illness and, towards the end of his life, he believed it would be best for me and our two boys if he were no longer a burden on

Biblical Perspectives, Devotional Thoughts
Encouragement for Ministers at Thanksgiving

I wrote this for our #NLWI staff but thought others in ministry might also benefit from reading it… It’s easy to grow discouraged in ministry, especially when a potential opportunity we’ve been working on seems to evaporate overnight or when seeds we’ve planted into people don’t grow as we hoped they would. Like a staff

Conference, Discipleship, worship
ReNEW Worship Conference in Fort Wayne, IN!
missions, Training
NLWI Mentoring Program Making a “Lifelong Difference”

Each year NLWI connects worship leaders in the US with worship leaders in African countries for 6 months of mentoring. Here is one person’s story of the impact it made in her life… My Journey With Next Level Worship by Chipo Chama from Zambia, Africa Every Tuesday comes with great delight and anticipation because I

Discipleship, missions, Training
Africa Worship Mission 2018

Trip Highlights It's been three weeks since the NLW team returned home from our August mission in Africa. Looking back, we're blown away by what God did during our time there!  Over the course of this trip, we held a 5 day Intensive School in Zimbabwe where God brought together 100 worship leaders from EIGHT

Podcast, worship leading
Responding to Negative Comments in Ministry

https://www.nextlevelworship.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/podcastjoshnegativecomments.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJosh Anders: You know, a church like ours, we’re a church of about 1100 on Sunday mornings. You got a lot of preferences. I mean, a lot. You do. You have a lot of preferences. You just have to learn, you have to have a foundation

Podcast, worship leading
Making Yourself Vulnerable in Ministry

https://www.nextlevelworship.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/podcastherbsensitivityvunerableness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHerb Armentrout: One of the reasons it’s so critical that we’re have this, that we’re worshiping in our heart. I hope I didn’t communicate that we’re approaching music in a slipshod fashion because we’re all about doing things with excellence. But if there’s not heart engagement,

Training, worship leading
Moving Your Worship Team from Musicians to Ministers (Webinar)

Ever had singers and band members who want to play but don’t want to practice? What about worship teams who seem more interested in holding microphones on-stage than they are in ministering to people off-stage? In this webinar, Dwayne Moore, author of Pure Praise and founder of Next Level Worship International, will help you transform

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FREE Webinar! “Developing Your Musicians into Ministers”

Join us for an hour of power-packed and proven wisdom on how to transform your worship team into ministers and worshipers.  Dwayne Moore has shared this important teaching at the National Worship Leader Conference, Experience Conference, and at several universities and seminaries around the world. DON’T MISS this tremendous (and FREE) opportunity on Tuesday, August

Discipleship, missions, Partners, Prayer, Training, worship
Africa Worship Intensive School in 2 Weeks – You Can Still Get Involved!

In just 2 weeks the NLW Team will travel to Zimbabwe to host the 3rd annual Worship Intensive School. This school gathers worship leaders and pastors from multiple countries to learn about biblical worship and how to apply biblical worship to their lives and ministries. It lasts an entire week, so we really get to