4 Tips for Getting Your Worship Team to Love Rehearsal

4 Tips to Make Worship Practice Fun

Today’s guest post comes from Derek Fekkes. Derek works in the marketing department at Faithlife, and serves as a worship leader at his local church. Worship practice has always been one of the things I most look forward to in a week. I enjoy gathering together with musicians, vocalists, and A/V technicians, polishing our sound, […]

5 Ways Worship Leaders Ruin Rehearsals without Knowing It


My first few years as a worship leader were tough. Rehearsals felt stagnant, even counterproductive, and I always ended up bitter and annoyed with my team. Looking back, however, I realized that the problem wasn’t the team, the problem was me. Here are 5 ways you can ruin rehearsal: Not being in the Word: When […]

4 Reasons to Choose Proclaim


Today’s guest post comes from Kevin Bradford. Kevin serves as creative director and worship leader at Ridge Church in Oak Ridge, TN and has been leading worship and creative teams for 20 years. He is the father of four amazing kids, avid coffee drinker, and writer. You can connect with Kevin on Twitter @kevinpbradford or […]

Proclaim Charts: Top 10 Worship Songs on March 8

Proclaim Top 10

Each week, we publish the top 10 most-played songs from weekend services around the world and point out tracks that are rising fast on the charts. Check back every week to learn which worship tracks are hot right now. “How Great is Our God” “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)“ “This is Amazing Grace” “Doxology” “Our God” “Blessed […]

Inspire Your Church: God So Loved the World


We’ve made a number of uplifting Bible-text animation videos, making the Word come to life with memorable art. Take advantage of your free download of Proclaim, and a collection of videos will be yours to share with your church during presentation. Our newest John 3:16 animation—featured on FaithSmiles.com and free with the Proclaim download—may be […]

New Music: No Other Name, Hillsong Worship

No Other Name, Hillsong

This week, Hillsong Worship released their highly anticipated album, No Other Name. The band releases one worship album annually, and this year’s release is filled with 11 original songs. Here’s what Hillsong Worship says about No Other Name: More than just songs, our prayer is that the album would give voice to individuals and churches […]

3 Tips for Better Church Stage Design


Gone are the days when changing the church stage design meant bringing in Easter lilies in April and a musty, oversized fake Christmas tree in December. Now churches are designing elaborate stage environments, sometimes designing them to coincide with a sermon series, resetting the stage every month or so. While others are designing less themed, […]