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Author: Branden Petersen

Ministry in the Midst of Doubt

So often, ministry is a struggle in the midst of doubts. Not only do those doubts make us question whether we are hearing God rightly, but we also bear the guilty feelings of shame for doubting. Branden Peterson shares that God is not made angry by our doubts, but is faithful to encourage and affirm us, even in the midst of doubt.

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4 Ways to Support Your Lead Pastor’s Vision

One of the most discussed topics at worship arts conferences (and rightfully so) is the relationship between the worship pastor or worship leader and the lead pastor. Branden Petersen shares how you can support your lead pastor’s vision.

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Finding Your Voice

How can you find your own unique voice as a worship leader? Branden Petersen shares tried and true methods for coming into your own in the music world and in leading worship.

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The Danger of Our Conference Culture

I don’t know about you, but I am a conference junkie. I love worship conferences. They are inspiring, motivating, and can really help us grow in our worship leadership. Have you ever been to a conference; found this great piece of information, a ministry idea, or a song; taken it back to your church, and watched it flop?

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Leading a Volunteer Worship Band (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we discussed the use of a metronome in rehearsals and performances as well as the need for band members to think like arrangers instead of simply guitarists, drummers, keyboardists, and bass players. In this installment, we will look at the basic roles of each band member.

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Leading a Volunteer Worship Band (Part 1)

Unless you are an experienced instrumentalist, the prospect of leading a worship band in a modern worship context can be an intimidating one. This article is intended to demystify the process of leading a band in a modern worship setting.

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