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Worship Leader Intensive School in Zimbabwe

The NLW team is excited to be in Zimbabwe this August! The Worship Intensive School gathers worship leaders and pastors from multiple countries to learn about and apply biblical worship to their lives and ministries. We expect 100 or more leaders at the upcoming school, and we are praying for God to make a great

Pastors, Podcast, worship leading
Characteristics of a God-Given Ministry Vision

https://www.nextlevelworship.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Characteristics-of-a-God-Given-Vision-Podcast-3-29-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Hello 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 I’m excited to talk to you about six characteristics of a God-sized vision for your ministry. Or, to put it in

Pastors, worship leading
Ministry Leaders Need to Take a Retreat!

As a person in full-time ministry, I’ve learned the importance of taking a retreat. Life and ministry can oftentimes be overwhelming, and at times even hurtful to your body and soul. We must find healing and hope daily through an intimate relationship with God, and sometimes we need to get away, retreat, and go deeper

Pastors, Podcast, teaching, worship leading
Why Do Churches Need Worship Pastors?

https://www.nextlevelworship.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/PodcastWhyWorshipPastors.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLet’s say you’re a lead pastor, and you need someone to lead the music in your church. You have enough money to hire a permanent worship leader, but you’re thinking about trying a different approach. Instead of paying a worship leader a full-time salary, you could

Biblical Perspectives, Pastors, Podcast, teaching
Part 2: When It’s Time to Leave Your Church Ministry Position

Knowing when it’s time to leave a church ministry position usually starts with one of two things. In this episode, Dwayne Moore looks a way God often gets our attention at times–through circumstances around us. He says, “Perhaps your recent circumstances are God’s way of saying it’s time for you to leave, to step out on faith, and see where He will take you next.”

Biblical Perspectives, Pastors, Podcast, teaching, worship leading
Part 1: When It’s Time to Leave Your Church Ministry Position

In this episode Dwayne Moore looks closely at inner restlessness. As leaders in the church, we’ve probably all experienced some restlessness at times. Knowing when it’s time to leave usually comes down to one of two things: 1. Restlessness inside us or 2. Circumstances around us. God has uses both of these as signs to help get our attention when He’s preparing me for a change in ministry assignment.

Pastors
New Worship Leader Conversation: When Things Go Wrong & People Don’t Respond

Dwayne Moore’s “Coffee Shop Conversations” Series leads us through how to have informal, powerful and needed conversations with our worship team leaders. Conversation Topic: When Things Go Wrong & People Don’t Respond This Conversation includes discussions on “What should be our highest priorities when we lead worship?” “How important are people’s outward responses?” and “How important

Pastors, Resources, teaching
Worship: What Christians Should Aim for Every Day

NOTE: The following article is an excerpt from Week 2 of the 6-week Bible study, Heaven’s Praise: Hearing God Say Well Done by Dwayne Moore. This article will run in Rick Warren’s Ministry Toolbox and on Pastors.com later this week. ____________________________________ Have you ever felt like you’ve been wandering through life, not quite knowing what exactly God’s expecting

Pastors, teaching
Using Visual Arts in Worship (Updated)

Pastors.com asked me to write about visual arts in worship a few years ago. After so many advances in visual technology, I realized we needed to revisit this article. I asked Kyle Gordon who is the creative artist on my worship staff to help me rewrite the article. (Check out his blog at CreativeWorshiper.com.) This updated

Pastors, teaching
How to Develop Your Worship Team to Be True Ministers

The following article by Dwayne was featured this week on Pastors.com and in Rick Warren’s Ministry Toolbox. This article is part of the Building Strong Worshipers series, presented by Pastors.com in partnership with Next Level Worship.   Our goal for church musicians and worship teams should be that they become ministers through music. It isn’t enough to be good musicians