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“How to teach a new song”

Psalm 33:3, “Sing to him a new song; play skilfully, and shout for joy.” What is the best way to teach a new song? We look at a four-step process: Go through words Play audio track Sing along to backing track Sing with own instruments Please share your ideas here by leaving a comment. And please […]

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“Enter his gates with thanksgiving. Psalm 100.4”

We continue exploring Psalm 100 by moving on to verse 4. As mentioned previously, I am planning a church service with a difference based on this Psalm. I’m writing these blogs to solicit your feedback and thoughts. “Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.” (Psalm 100:4 […]

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“How to be ready for anything”

What do we do when the circumstances into which we are to speak change unexpectedly? I have four suggestions – all starting with “A”. I hope you find these thoughts helpful. What have I missed? What else is important? Please leave a comment and pass the link on to one other person …. God bless, […]

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“How to keep the worship flow going”

How do we keep the worship flow going? What prevents the songs from being separate items? I share something we tried at church last Sunday. Please share your ideas here by leaving a comment. And please pass this on to one other person. God bless, Malcolm

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“Know that the Lord is God.” Psalm 100.3

We continue our exploration of Psalm 100 by moving on to verse 3. As mentioned in previous blogs, I am planning a very special service based on the Psalm. To make sure that it’s focused in the right way, I’m devoting a good deal of time and energy to studying, praying through and meditating on Psalm 100. […]

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“How to be kind to kinaesthetic learners”

We look at how to help not only those with a preference to auditory or visual learning, but those whose preferred learning style is kinaesthetic. Are they the most neglected of all? The value of this approach is that it increases: Attention Contribution Stickiness Helpful scriptures: John 6.9; 12-13; Matthew 16.5-12 I hope you find these thoughts […]

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“To dance or not to dance?”

I received a question recently. It asked whether we, as worship leaders, should be leading the congregation in dancing? Here is my answer…. Please share your ideas here by leaving a comment. And please pass this on to one other person. God bless, Malcolm

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“Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.” Psalm 100:2

We continue our exploration of Psalm 100 by moving on to verse 2. As mentioned in previous blogs, I am planning a very special service based on the Psalm. To make sure that it’s focused in the right way, I’m devoting time and energy to studying, praying through and meditating on Psalm 100. I’m writing these blogs […]

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“How to structure a class”

I reveal the template I use to prepare most of my teaching classes. We discuss the significance of our learning objective, and how to think through what each class will need in terms of resources and variety of teaching methods. I hope you find these thoughts helpful. What have I missed? What else is important? […]

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“How God Transforms Lives”, Acts 3

Not one, but two versions of the same sermon surveying the first part of Acts 3 looking at the Spirit’s work in bringing grace-poor and grace-rich people together. We learn lessons about noticing people and expecting the unexpected. The first is the discussion-style version with the Watford church of Christ, and the second is the interactive […]