Attention Pastors and Worship Leaders – FREE Webinar

Tomorrow Jason is leading a FREE Webinar for Pastors and Worship Leaders called The Top 3 Worship Leader Challenges (its specifically for Worship Leaders but I suggest Pastors and Worship Leaders attend it together for maximum impact).  Here’s all the details: The Top 3 Worship Leader Challenges WEBINAR Wednesday, June 4, 2008 Noon-2:00pm (EST) “Every Worship Leader faces the challenges … Read More


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Bring Everyone Together on Occassion

Today we are doing one big combined worship service at The Journey.  When you have multiple services and especially when you have multiple locations, I think its important 2 or 3 times a year to bring everyone together for one big service.  This does several things: – It allows you to communicate vision to everyone at once – It allows … Read More


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Free Worship Leader Webinar on June 4, 2008

Jason Hatley, The Journey’s Pastor of Worship Arts, is doing a free Webinar on Wednesday, June 4 on the Top 3 Worship Leader Challenges.  I’ve heard him teach this live and I highly recommend it.  You can sign up for The Top 3 Worship Leader Challenges Webinar here. Here’s how Jason describes it: Join us in this live WEBINAR without … Read More


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Sunday Preparation

In about an hour I will deliver the 10am message at The Journey-Manhattan.  The message is “The Art of Confrontation” and it’s part 2 in our Tongue Pierced series. I tried something new this past week in preparing for this message.  I came in early on Tuesday morning and the message was sorta burning in my head (you’ve been there, … Read More


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So Much to Say, So Little Time – Making the Message Stick

Most of you are probably familiar with the book Made To Stick, by Heath brothers Chip and Dan. I recently took a fresh look at one of the concepts that the brothers dive into in their “Simple” section… How many of us struggle with having to fit all the things we want to say into the little bit of time … Read More


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Excited About Sunday and Tongue Pierced

In just about 90minutes we’ll be kicking off the first of our four services at our Manhattan Location (where I’m teaching today) and we are beginning a brand new series called “Tongue Pierced” that’s based on Proverbs 18:21: “The tongue has the power of life and death.” Today’s message is called The Power of Words and its an intro to … Read More


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Worship Leader Intensive – May 14 -15 (and a Freebie)

On May 14 and 15 Jason Hatley, The Journey’s Worship Arts Pastor, is leading is premier event, a two day Worship Leader Intensive (Hint: Pastor,  you may want to make sure your Worship Leader is at this event). During this event he teaches you how to overcome the top “7 Challenges Every Worship Leader Will Face.”  Here’s how Jason’s describes … Read More


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What Pastors Dream About

I listen to my own sermons.  It’s painful, but I do it.  I do it because it helps me become a better speaker (late at night it also helps my insomnia). Church Leader insights is about about to release a Sermon Series Kerrick Thomas (our Executive Pastor) and I did at The Journey Church entitled “Fully Engaged: The Power of a … Read More


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