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Episode 33 • Defining Your Dream - With Matt Podesla (Cont.)

7/19/2018
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In Episode 32 & 33, we sit down with touring guitarist Matt Podesla to talk about his journey as a guitar player, his involvement within the local church, and his heart to help the next generation. Matt has played guitar on tour with Matt Redman, John Mark McMillan, and Matt Maher just to name a few...and is also one of our newest team members and instructors with Worship Online. In the first episode we'll formally introduce you to Matt, his story, how he began in music, and how it...

Duration:00:24:36

Episode 32 • Interview with Matt Podesla [Matt Maher Guitarist]

7/12/2018
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In Episode 32 & 33, we sit down with touring guitarist Matt Podesla to talk about his journey as a guitar player, his involvement within the local church, and his heart to help the next generation. Matt has played guitar on tour with Matt Redman, John Mark McMillan, and Matt Maher just to name a few...and is also one of our newest team members and instructors with Worship Online. In the first episode we'll formally introduce you to Matt, his story, how he began in music, and how it...

Duration:00:25:18

Episode 31 • Escaping Burnout

7/5/2018
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It's true - so many people in the church these days experience some sort of burnout... but what's the cause? Why is it so difficult sometimes? Whew... this is a big one. But we HAVE to talk about it. Volunteers, staff, leaders, pastors, you name it... whether you like it or not... we ALL need rest. And if you aren't resting... or if you haven't had a service where you haven't served in a while... take a step back and ask yourself why. It's imperative that you not only rest for...

Duration:00:18:11

Episode 30 • What Really Happens When You Worship

6/28/2018
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Ok so we all know that worship does more than just make us feel good and connect us with God... it actually shifts things in the spiritual realm. SO what exactly happens when we worship? In this episode we open up some basic realities that are found in scripture that cause for things to be radically shifted when we worship. So when decide to open your mouth and start to give glory, praise, and honor to God in worship: 1. You're changing the atmosphere 2. You're renewing people's minds...

Duration:00:19:43

Episode 29 • Preparing For Spiritual Attacks

6/21/2018
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What is a spiritual attack and how can you prepare to defend one? This episode is packed full of truth from scripture as well as personal experiences from hosts Libby Lewis & Brenton Miles in the midst of leading worship and leading teams. Libby lists out 3 points that are crucial to understand in knowing where the enemy plans to attack: Steel // Kill // Destroy - That's what he does - And where he tries to attack is important to know how to defend and disarm him. Be sure to check out...

Duration:00:16:56

Episode 28 • Worshipping In Spirit AND Truth

6/14/2018
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Episode 28 is definitely one that digs a little deeper into the why behind worship. In John 4:23-24 we hear that scripture from Jesus talking to the Samaritan woman that we've maybe heard a lot if you've grown up in church, but what does that actually mean? There are probably many different explanations of these scriptures, but we wanted to take a look at it from a different perspective being a worship leader... Often times, it's easy to lead in Spirit (or by the Spirit) especially for...

Duration:00:17:27

Episode 27 • How To Run An Efficient Rehearsal

6/7/2018
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Similarly to Episode 26, we're diving in to the DNA of being a worship team. This is a big one. For many teams, rehearsals start on Sunday morning right before service... but this episode, we talk about the endless possibilities of team building, encouragement, and growing as musicians together with the art of having an efficient rehearsal. In our past episode on creating Team Nights, we dive in a little deeper on the long lasting affects of creating space for your team to develop, but in...

Duration:00:13:26

Episode 26 • How To Run An Efficient Sound Check

5/31/2018
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Common issues that come up during rehearsals and run thrus can typically always be avoided with a good soundcheck. In this episode, Shalon and Brenton sit down to talk about effective ways to troubleshoot and get thru a soundcheck and how easy it can be for everyone on stage. The key to a good soundcheck is consistency. Try to repeat the same things every time. Communicate clearly and take note of what you need when you're playing so you can affectively make your changes known when it's...

Duration:00:10:45

Episode 25 • Creativity in the Church with Jordan Holt (Kari Jobe/The Belonging Co.)

5/24/2018
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Episode 25 is one you won't want to miss. We're sitting down for the second week in a row with Jordan Holt to discuss one of his favorite topics to talk about. In fact, just this week, he released a post on Worship Online's blog (check it out here) about Worshipping Through Authentic Creativity. There's no question that when it comes to music in the church, there have been some staple sounds and inspirations that modern worship has pulled from. We talk about this quite a bit, but what is...

Duration:00:26:36

Episode 24 • Finding Your Sound with Jordan Holt (Kari Jobe/The Belonging Co.)

5/17/2018
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In Episode 24, Worship Online's Shalon Palmer sits down with Worship Leader, Brenton Miles for an exciting interview with Pro Guitarist and Instructor Jordan Holt. Jordan plays guitar full time with Kari Jobe and has been involved in various different music projects over the last few years, and is involved at his church, The Belonging Co in Nashville. Our extended interview with Jordan Holt will be over two separate podcast episodes. In this first episode, we give you an introduction to...

Duration:00:34:14

Episode 23 • Introducing New Songs To Your Church!

5/10/2018
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In Episode 23, Libby Lewis & Brenton Miles sit down to talk about a subject that gets brought up quite a bit in the Worship Online e-mails - how to introduce new songs within the church! This is a great question and there are so many ways to incorporate new songs depending on your church. We dive into different options, how to roll them out with your team, and how to stay not only current with new songs, but also how to lead a group of people into new songs without completely...

Duration:00:19:47

Episode 22 • Remaining Faithful In The Waiting

5/3/2018
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First of all - THANK YOU to all of our amazing listeners who've jumped on and given us iTunes Reviews! - And a special shoutout to all of our winners thru the month of April! Enjoy your Guitar Center gift cards and thanks for spreading the love for Worship Online! In Episode 22 Brenton Miles (worship leader) and Libby Lewis (worship leader and staff member with Worship Online) sit down to discuss remaining faithful within a team even in the waiting. In a culture where talent is put on a...

Duration:00:26:34

Episode 21 • I'm The Team Member That Prepares, But Everyone Else Doesn't!

4/26/2018
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In Episode 21, Shalon Palmer, Founder and CEO of Worship Online sits down with Worship Leader and Songwriter Libby Lewis to discuss a huge topic that comes into Worship Online on a regular basis... the frustration of being the "only one" who prepares on your team! Obviously you can imagine (or maybe you've experienced) the frustration and annoyance that can cause... but how do we handle it? In this episode, we talk about what being unprepared looks like as well as the necessary steps to...

Duration:00:18:49

Episode 20 • Should Worship Musicians Be Paid?

4/19/2018
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In Episode 20, we tackle the big question of whether or not musicians in church should be paid... this is a big one. And you might be surprised by some of our dialogue in this one... We discuss some of the positive and negative affects that paying (or not paying) musicians can have on a worship team. At the end of the day, how are we best supporting and inspiring growth, community, and unity within the local church to the best of our ability and our leadership? For this episode, we...

Duration:00:22:52

Episode 19 • Why And How To Have A Team Night

4/12/2018
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Team Night's have become a great way to build community, hone the creative experience, and share the vision and direction of the team within the church. At the end of the day, teams of musicians, leaders, production, and creatives all desire to be connected to a community of like minded people. When we open up a space for God to speak and encourage us by being around each other, amazing things can happen. In this episode, we discuss many different options for team nights. The last thing...

Duration:00:23:06

Episode 18 • Being A Leader (Off Stage)

4/5/2018
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Being a leader is what's expected out of a worship leader... but leadership is not something automatically assumed from a position... it's something earned, and comes as a byproduct of serving and helping people. In Episode 18, we discuss what some of these different roles look like, how to best serve the teams we're leading, and how there should be no difference in your approach to leading/serving off stage as there is on. Also, thru the month of April ('18) we're giving away $100 gift...

Duration:00:25:50

Episode 17 • How To Be Ready for Anything

3/29/2018
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In Episode 17, Brenton Miles, Worship Leader, Producer, & Co-Host sits down with Libby Lewis, Worship Leader, Songwriter, Vocal Coach, & Worship Online team member to talk about how to be ready for anything in a worship set or service. It's common where worship leaders and teams have to be ready for last minutes changes, songs, keys, and sometimes even different genres from what we're commonly used to! In this episode, we talk about how to build a relationship with your pastor to know...

Duration:00:17:18

Episode 16 • Performance VS. Worship

3/22/2018
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In Episode 16, Brenton Miles, Worship Leader, Producer, & Co-Host sits down with Libby Lewis, Worship Leader, Songwriter, Vocal Coach, & Worship Online team member to discuss the difference between performance and worship as a worship team or worship leader. This came from a question that was e-mailed to us from worship leaders/pastors from around the country. We talk about the difference between the two mindsets... where performance can tend to have a standard of perfection, whereas...

Duration:00:20:17

Episode 15 • Having Tough Conversations with Team Members

3/15/2018
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In Episode 15, Brenton Miles, Worship Leader, Producer, and Co-Host is joined by Libby Lewis, Worship Leader, Songwriter, and Vocal Coach, also a team member of Worship Online to discuss some of the harder conversations that have to be had with worship team members. This episode along with the following two are from a collection of questions sent in to Worship Online from worship leaders, musicians, and pastors around the country. We decided to pick some of our favorite questions and help...

Duration:00:19:37

Episode 14 • Finding Liberation In Taking Risks with Phil Joel (Zealand)

3/8/2018
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In Episode 14, Brenton Miles, Co-host & Worship Leader sits down with Phil Joel, Zealand frontman and Worship Leader to talk all things worship and the journey that God has taken Phil on over the last 25 years of being a full time touring musician and recording artist. You may recognize Phil's voice from his recent projects as the frontman of Zealand, or maybe from his past years as the bass player and singer for Newsboys. In this episode, the guys talk about so many topics relating to...

Duration:00:40:27