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#WeeklyWorshipThoughts Supplemental Video Series

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