The #WeeklyWorshipThoughts Supplemental Video Series will be running through 2021. Continue to check back throughout the year as more videos are added. The series is meant to be a supplemental resource to the #WeeklyWorshipThoughts book, written by Jeff Polen.
BOOK DESCRIPTION: Set in 52 short, easy-to-digest chapters, #WeeklyWorshipThoughts points the way to a fulfilling and God-honoring method of leading your congregation in worship. Jeff Polen provides a roadmap to success in a humorous yet forthright way. Whether you are a worship leader wanting to help your team members flourish, a musician wanting to improve your skills, or a pastor longing to see your congregants become more involved in worship, this is the book for you.
CHAPTER ONE: Musicians, God is Omnipresent-You are Not!
CHAPTER TWO: Worship Leaders, Help The People Sing!
CHAPTER THREE: There is a Blessing in the Boredom
CHAPTER FOUR: Plan for the Weakest Link
CHAPTER FIVE: Each Sunday Like A Wedding
CHAPTER SIX: Oh No, I Messed Up! Now What?
CHAPTER SEVEN: Life Is A Highway!
CHAPTER EIGHT: Smile! Jesus Loves You!
*Music Theory 101* (download the “Becoming a Musical Ninja” worksheet)
CHAPTER NINE: Music Theory 101: Becoming A Musical Ninja
CHAPTER TEN: Music Theory 101: We Got the Beat!
CHAPTER ELEVEN: Music Theory 101: The Keeper of the Keys
CHAPTER TWELVE: Music Theory 101: Major Minors
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Music Theory 101: Where Do Chords Come From?
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Music Theory 101: Putting It All Together
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Tools of the Trade
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Musicians from Mars, Vocalists from Venus
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: A Little Bit of Starbucks Goes A Long Way
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: The Sound Man Is Your Friend
CHAPTER NINETEEN: We Are Gathered Together… To Be Alone?
CHAPTER TWENTY: Come Hungry, but Not Starved!
CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: Give A Fish Or Teach To Fish
CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO: You Can Tune A Piano…
CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: I’ve Plateaued… Now What?
CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR: Man Looks on the Outward Appearance…
CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE: Remove the Obstructive Crutch
*FOCUS TRACK* Don’t Forget to Check Out the BONUS VIDEOS Within Each Chapter in this Section!
CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX: Worship Pie
CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN: Focus Track: Acoustic Guitar
CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT: Focus Track: Bass Guitar
CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE: Focus Track: Drums
CHAPTER THIRTY: Focus Track: Electric Guitar
CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE: Focus Track: Keyboard / Piano
CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO: Focus Track: Miscellaneous Instruments
CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE: Focus Track: Lead Vocals
CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR: Focus Track: Backing Vocals
CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE: Focus Track: Sound Man
CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX: Play Skillfully
CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN: (Good) Dynamics, Please!!
CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT: Worship As A Journey
CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE: Pruning the Master Song List
CHAPTER FORTY: The Prayer Closet
CHAPTER FORTY-ONE: Practice vs. Rehearsal
CHAPTER FORTY-TWO: Tips for a Great Practice
CHAPTER FORTY-THREE: Tips for a Great Rehearsal
The “Golden Nuggets” of Worship Leading
CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR: Golden Nugget #1: Worship is God’s Idea
CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE: Golden Nugget #2: Remember Your Primary Purpose