Category Archives: Worship Pastor Helpers

Linkfest 2 – For Planners, Leaders, Bored among us…

Linkfest. Celebrating what’s there. Planning Center Online is a web-based service planner that we’re currently experimenting with. Anything to get away from Microsoft Word based Worship orders. So far it’s working pretty well. We’ll see what it looks like when … Continue reading

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That’s My King

S.M. Lockridge gave a powerful message about the Kingship of Jesus that simply rocks. We used the audio with accompanying video (not of Lockridge but of images with text) in a service not too long ago. Someone was gracious enough … Continue reading

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Continuing Worship Education

I’m happy to report that after seven years of on-and-off study, I have finally received my Certificate of Worship Studies from the Institute for Worship Studies. It was a foundational set of courses for me as it helped me to … Continue reading

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ESV

My Sunday School Teacher, Mr. Dahlen, gave me my first bible. It was a blue NIV “gift” bible that he bought and gave to all of the graduating 5th graders that year and was very meaningful to me. I’ll never … Continue reading

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iPhone

Apple announced the iPhone today which will be available in June. Can I wait that long? Can I swing the $499 price tag? Do I dare buy the first generation? Anyway, these are exciting times — a handheld device that … Continue reading

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The Servant Leader vs. the Pragmatist Leader

Our internal thesaurus usally equates the title “leader” with “boss”, “numero uno” or “a monkey could do their job”. We’ve all been in scenarios where… The leader knows how to get things done, yet in the process doesn’t know how … Continue reading

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Vijay Iyer

Vijay is a jazz-fusion piano rocker who rocks my elementary school socks off. With a PhD in music/physics (his dissertation included the study of effects of music on of culture, since music is pretty much, well, everywhere) and an uncanny … Continue reading

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LibraryThing

Have you heard of Library Thing? It’s an online library database manager that takes the card catalog, digitizes it, and puts it in my own house. Emily and I have been adding my books (and her books to her librarything … Continue reading

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