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Q: What are some great, scriptural upbeat songs to kick worship services off with? — 10,000 Fathers Worship School

08.20.2020

A: Here are some of my favorite openers that I’ve used consistently over the years. I’d love to hear your additions! Awesome is He (Luke & Anna Hellebronth) Creed (Rich Mullins) Make a Way (Jon Egan) Everlasting Joy (Jon Egan) Only King Forever (Elevation) Call Upon the Lord (Elevation) Faithful One (10,000 Fathers) Joyful, Joyful […]

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Andy and Rachel Graham - Vision in the Wild — 10,000 Fathers Worship School

05.16.2018

Earlier this May, alumni Andy Graham and his wife Rachel released a new album, Vision in the Wild. A follow up to their 2016 EP Awake, this collection of 10 new and original songs offers the listener a sweeping view of their faith, wh. Learn more about the project, from the Grahams themselves, below.

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Reflections on the Online Experience with Derek Williams — 10,000 Fathers Worship School

04.20.2018

I didn’t know how much time I would need to spend away from my job and family every week to do the coursework. I didn’t have much of an idea as to what kind of work we would actually be doing. That was all explained well up front and things settled in really well. When […]

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A Fresh Take on Worship — 10,000 Fathers Worship School

04.06.2018

At first glance, the modern worship movement seems to be heralded by a select number of singer/songwriters or “arena” acts. Groups like Hillsong, Elevation Worship, Chris Tomlin, and Passion have been dominating the charts and airwaves for decades. Yet, all the while, other sub-genres of worship have been simmering, and it looks like one of […]

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Live from Facebook — 10,000 Fathers Worship School

03.23.2018

QuestionsJosh: Can you weigh out the pros/cons of participating in the on-site intensive versus simply the online experience for an out-of-state student? Cameron: We’ve launched, about two years ago, and online platform. We basically filmed an onsite intensive. All of the teaching, Q and A are on film. You join a coaching huddle, watch these […]

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Ten Ways to be a Better Worship Leader — 10,000 Fathers Worship School

03.17.2018

Elevate practices and rehearsals.Much like leading by example, part of your responsibility as a worship leader is to have songs, charts, and setlists organized in advanced. It’s a good practice to communicate with the band even before the first rehearsal to go over what you have in mind to ensure band-wide excitement. Practice the songs, […]

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Garageband for Songwriters - Part Two — 10,000 Fathers Worship School

03.02.2018

The small slider adjusts the volume, while the dial flanked by the L and R control the panning. If you are still finding that certain instruments are hard to decipher after the volumes have been adjusted, trying panning different tracks into different speakers. This is especially useful when there is an intricacy to an instrument, […]

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The Craft of Communication — 10,000 Fathers Worship School

01.12.2018

Make sure there is a clear flow that will be easy for the community to follow. Let someone else read or listen to your message to ensure someone not as familiar with the topic can follow and relate. If it’s a difficult or controversial topic, start off slow and ease the congregation into your message. […]

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Worship in Europe — 10,000 Fathers Worship School

10.27.2017

So much of what God’s done in worship around the world was born in Europe. I think about the Reformers who reimagined worship in Geneva, Germany, Czechoslovakia. I’ve treasured the Timeless sacred hymns from Sweden, England, Ireland. I remember the Timeless sacred art from France, Italy, & Spain. Europe has ushered in Renewal movements that […]

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The Story Behind: Shalom — 10,000 Fathers Worship School

06.29.2017

This past fall my Aunt Melissa suddenly became very ill. Weeks later she was diagnosed with cancer, too sick to begin any treatment. My mom’s oldest sister, who had seemed healthy a month ago, was now on a hospital bed with word from the doctors-“there’s nothing we can do.” My mom and I are as […]

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