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January 2013

Getting Things Done

By | 2016-12-15T16:31:26+00:00 January 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHxhjDPKfbY Worship Leaders, Songwriters, and all sorts of creative people need more margin in their life for some psychological bandwidth and time to be creative. Rarely do we have our master to-do lists totally cleared. It seems like we need more time, but what we really need is a better ability to manage what we [...]

November 2012

Fantastical: A Better Calendar for your Mac and iPhone

By | 2012-11-29T18:14:30+00:00 November 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|

One of the most important elements of any professional is his or her calendar.  As worship leaders, we have to learn how to balance our time between hours of listening to music, producing videos and songs, journaling, writing, and worshipping on our own with the time we spend meeting with others, leading others, and inviting [...]

May 2012

Like A Lion

By | 2012-05-10T02:17:04+00:00 May 10th, 2012|Uncategorized|

View the Chart Here! I'd like to introduce you to a new song that the people in our church have really grabbed onto very easily and has become a very dynamic way for them to express their worship and the spirit that lives in them: "Like A Lion" by Daniel Bashta.  I love his original version, [...]

April 2012

New Band Alert | The Digital Age

By | 2016-12-15T16:31:26+00:00 April 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

It's a new day in Waco, Texas.  If you've been following the David Crowder*Band, you know that they have officially ended their seven album series together.  DC*B was one of the most influential bands in modern worship music over the past decade.  They have gone above and beyond most other bands by finding new ways [...]

Are You Writing With Others?

By | 2016-12-15T16:31:26+00:00 April 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|

I've been trying my hand at songwriting for what feels like an eternity now. The discouraging part of it is that I've got a decent handful of half-started songs (That's right: half-started, not even close to half-finished).  I have a few people that I've tried to share some of my best musical ideas and lyrics [...]

February 2012

Administering to Ministering

By | 2016-12-15T16:31:26+00:00 February 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|

I recently attended a conference with my wife for Scentsy Wickless Candles.  Scentsy is our family business that my wife really runs from home.  It’s been the ideal job for her and for our family. [She blogs a bit about that at kellytenney.tumblr.com] At this conference, the president of the company stood before the top [...]

July 2011

The Hour Before

By | 2011-07-29T23:53:03+00:00 July 29th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The hour before a worship celebration can be either the most stressful time or the most surprisingly relaxing time for us.  Our worship venue is one of three campuses of Newark Church of the Nazarene.  Ours is a video venue, so our sermons are delivered via an 8 foot screen and projector that lowers over [...]

April 2011

Electric Guitar Rig 2011

By | 2016-12-15T16:31:26+00:00 April 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

I thought I’d give you all a glimpse of my electric guitar rig. Everyone has different tastes, but I’ve researched a ton at The Gear Page and some other places, and I’ve tried out a small handful of boutique dirt boxes, so this is where I am right now. Fender American Standard Stratocaster > Skreddy Screwdriver [...]

December 2010

Top 10 Mac Apps for Worship Leaders

By | 2016-12-15T16:31:26+00:00 December 3rd, 2010|Uncategorized|

1. iTunes: You’ve got to have a place to start, and iTunes is a no brainer.  Let’s move on quickly to some other great apps. 2. Photoshop: Every church should have someone who knows how to do some professional graphic design.  You can use photoshop to design anything that requires more than a basic Word [...]