Pure Praise #9

For those of you who have been following along with the “Pure Praise” devotional blogs, this is the final post of the book. We actually finished reading it, as a worship team, right before Easter, but it has taken me a little while to actually get around to writing this last synopsis. I do apologize … More Pure Praise #9

Pure Praise Week #8

FIVE GOALS FOR LEAD WORSHIPERS (compiled from chapter 8 of Pure Praise as well as notes taken from Dwayne Moore’s lecture on this subject in his “Online Worship Leader Training Class”) 5. Impress them – The word means “to make a favorable impact on somebody.”  In this sense, you want to leave an impression that’s … More Pure Praise Week #8

Pure Praise Week #5

“Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.” (1 Peter 5:5b-7) The … More Pure Praise Week #5

Pure Praise Week #4

It’s Monday morning and I’m finally getting time to sit down at a computer and write last week’s blog post. I’m actually on vacation out in Arizona right now. Isn’t vacation supposed to be relaxing? We’ve been going a hundred miles an hour visiting all our friends in Flagstaff. Today we are going to brave … More Pure Praise Week #4

Pure Praise – Week 1

Greetings to all members of the Academy Christian Church worship team!  Greetings, also, to all who may stumble upon this blog post!  A little explanation is in order… The worship team at ACC is currently reading the book, Pure Praise, by Dwayne Moore (copyright 2009, Group Publishing).  As Worship Pastor, I am using my blog … More Pure Praise – Week 1