by Ben Crawshaw Step One: Have a place for people to express interest in getting baptized Whether you have a volunteer at an information table with a paper application or a link on your church website with an electronic application, you need to have a predetermined place where people can show interest in getting baptized.…

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Worship service planning can be a headache, but it doesn’t have to be. Especially if you know how to B.U.I.L.D. a great service. One of the biggest misconceptions about our worship services today is that the worship time is the part of the service when the music is happening. But, the truth is, our worship…

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Todd Fields cares about church services. In fact, he’s passionate about helping churches engage and reach more people through their weekend services. Bottom line: he wants you to be proud of what you do. It’s as if he’s telling us…   Here are 12 steps to a better worship service from Todd’s recent training on…

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Do your worship services feel “flat” sometimes? Does it seem like the room is filled with spectators watching a show more than a room full of participants in worship? If so, don’t lose heart. There are some practical steps you can take this week to break down those barriers and start reviving your worship services.…

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There’s nothing more emotionally deflating for a worship leader or pastor than to look around during a church service and see—for lack of a better phrase—the worship service sedation. There’s the guy cramming powdered doughnuts in his mouth during How Great Is Our God, the folks checking their phones, and the zombie like appearance of…

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