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

Donate, missions, teaching
Help Us Help Worship Leaders in Africa

This holiday season, consider giving the gift of hope and encouragement. For about $4, you will provide a child in Africa with the life-changing resources necessary to teach them how to love God and worship Him their whole heart. For $60 you will help provide resources and training to worship leaders in Africa. Next Level

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

Devotional Thoughts, Podcast, teaching, Updates
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

The Model Prayer of a Worshiper (Repost)

The Model Prayer that Jesus taught His disciples in Matthew 6 can be divided into three distinct parts. As we build a daily habit of praying “in this manner,” our prayer lives can significantly deepen and our perspective of things can radically improve. Part 1: Vertical—Start with praise and surrender. When we pray, we should

Evangelism, missions, teaching, Updates, worship leading
Africa Worship Training Tour: Week 2 Update

THANK YOU SO MUCH for following along as we make a 4 country training tour, training and equipping hundreds of worship leaders! We started in Livingstone, Zambia with a regional conference. We then made a long trip north to Chongwe, where we hosted this year’s Intensive School! We had over 100 leaders in attendance that travelled

Creative, Podcast, teaching, worship leading
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… Mandate If one has ever questioned the need of visual art as a part of worship, all he or she needs to do is consider

Podcast, teaching, worship leading
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

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

Let’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 use that same money to bring in some professional