Vocation and Call

Dear Young Worship Leader

2 comments Written on March 6th, 2015     
Filed under: Leadership, Local Church, Vocation and Call
We recently had a worship intern from a local Christian college. Here are some things I told him, and a few things I wish I had told him.

  1. Whatever you do up front must be informed by relationships with these



Unqualified

1 Comment » Written on November 15th, 2013     
Filed under: Guest Post, Leadership, Local Church, Stories, Vocation and Call
norm-abrams-publicityby Chris Willard

I’m a fan of the home improvement show This Old House. On this show is a master carpenter and home improvement guru named Norm Abrams. He can do seemingly anything when it comes to building. If you



Calling

6 comments Written on October 25th, 2013     
Filed under: Formation, Music, Vocation and Call

Today’s post is written by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.

My call to ministry is a bit eclectic. Everyone – including me – expected me to grow up and go into some



The Fine Line Between Faithful and Fraudulent

4 comments Written on October 19th, 2013     
Filed under: Leadership, Vocation and Call
Today’s post is written by Matt Nightingale, Pastor of Worship at Redwood Covenant Church in Santa Rosa, CA.

worshipSeveral weeks ago, I was leading worship at RCC. I was playing piano with the band and singing a duet with a



Chaos

3 comments Written on September 28th, 2013     
Filed under: Leadership, Vocation and Call
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Today’s post is written by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.

Think of this as part 2 of my last post. A ying to its yang.

I recently read a new book



Caps for Sale

Post a Comment » Written on July 29th, 2013     
Filed under: Formation, Stories, Vocation and Call

Today’s post is by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.


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Once upon a time there was a man who sold hats, which he carried upon his head. One day he had a particularly



Up a Lazy River?

5 comments Written on July 20th, 2013     
Filed under: Stories, Vocation and Call
Today’s post is written by Dru McLeland, Director of Worship Ministries at Naperville Evangelical Covenant Church in Naperville, IL.
colorado riverLast Sunday after church someone asked me, “How’s your summer going?  Busy I bet.”  It was one of those times when …


The Burden of Faith

1 Comment » Written on July 5th, 2013     
Filed under: Local Church, Stories, Vocation and Call
Today’s post is written by Matt Nightingale, Pastor of Worship at Redwood Covenant Church in Santa Rosa, CA.

Transition seems to be a common theme of a lot of the posts here lately. My own ministry/job and location have changed



Speak Friend and Enter

6 comments Written on June 29th, 2013     
Filed under: Core Values, Formation, Midwinter, Vocation and Call
Today’s post is written by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.

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It’s really nice to know that you’re not crazy.

My first full-time pastorate had started so well. Sure, there were a few



Put your hand on the knob…

4 comments Written on June 23rd, 2013     
Filed under: Better Together, Vocation and Call
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Today’s post is written by Jo Anne Taylor, Worship Pastor at Bethlehem Covenant Church in Minneapolis, MN.

Several years ago, a wise mentor gave me some advice about discerning God’s call. He said, “when you see a door that looks