Takeaways from #jhmc2012

As I mentioned in my last post, I haven't yet written about my experiences a couple of weekends ago at the Men's Conference at First Baptist Church Woodstock. I intentionally wanted to take some time to soak in everything from the trip. Rather than write out a detailed play-by-play, I've decided to bullet some points, … Continue reading Takeaways from #jhmc2012

My Tips for a Great Men’s Conference at First Baptist Church Woodstock

Last weekend, I attended the Men's Conference at First Baptist Church Woodstock. I have been to this conference several times, and I am always impressed with the way the conference is run, the variety of breakouts, and the spirit in the room when several thousand men worship and study the Word together under a wonderful … Continue reading My Tips for a Great Men’s Conference at First Baptist Church Woodstock

FBCW Men’s Conference

I am excited about the fact that I am traveling to Woodstock, Georgia today for the 20th annual Men's Conference at First Baptist Church Woodstock! Looking forward to hearing a word from Pastor Johnny Hunt. I will post about the conference to some degree later. Pray for the men in attendance.

#NWLC11 Part 13 – Here Come Da Tweets

To wrap up my posts on the National Worship Leader Conference (until next year, DV), I thought I would post everything I tweeted about the conference. Well, not quite everything. I didn't include tweets linking to NoCamo posts about the conference (though, if you are interested in catching up, simply type #NWLC11┬áin the search box … Continue reading #NWLC11 Part 13 – Here Come Da Tweets

#NWLC11 Part 12 – Reflections

As I mentioned in my last post, the choir at church┬áreconvened Wednesday night following our July hiatus. We had a good turnout, and I was thankful to see my choir together again. I told them about my experiences at the National Worship Leader Conference a few weeks ago. I learned much from the conference, but … Continue reading #NWLC11 Part 12 – Reflections

#NWLC11 Part 11 – The Worship Choir: Is the Day of the Choir Over, or Has It Changed?

On the last day of the National Worship Leader Conference a couple of weeks ago, I attend Ray Jones' workshop on the worship choir. I am convinced that this workshop was my reason for going to this conference, which I told Ray after the session. I will detail why I think this was the case … Continue reading #NWLC11 Part 11 – The Worship Choir: Is the Day of the Choir Over, or Has It Changed?

#NWLC11 Part 10 – General Session on Thursday with Buddy Owens

Thursday morning, Buddy Owens gave an amazing message. The premise? Stop using a Bible reading plan. He made a good case. Here are my notes... If you want to be like Christ, you need to know what Christ is like. Reading the Bible is reading God's mind. Stop promising God that you will read your … Continue reading #NWLC11 Part 10 – General Session on Thursday with Buddy Owens

NoCamo Programming Note

I still intend (DV) to do a few more posts related to my trip to Leawood, KS, and the National Worship Leader Conference. They will be tagged with the #NWLC11 hashtag and listed under the Conferences category. When I have posted everything from the conference, I will do a summing up post with links to … Continue reading NoCamo Programming Note

#NWLC11 Part 9 – Planning to Worship? Help People to Engage by Asking the Right Questions

On Wednesday, I attended Fred Heumann's workshop. The full set of 65 questions that went with the session can be found at the NWLC website here. He also told us that his website will be updated in the near future with much of this information. Here are my notes... It's easy to go with the … Continue reading #NWLC11 Part 9 – Planning to Worship? Help People to Engage by Asking the Right Questions

#NWLC11 Part 8 – Creative Worship Planning

Here are the takeaways from David M. Edwards' workshop... Consideration: Balancing Worship Culture and Worship History Never do anything in worship that has no purpose. Worship culture landmine: when tradition trumps freedom in the Spirit (Whose church is this?). Considerations for planning Liturgical calendar Seasonal Sermon series Scriptures, OT and NT Personnel Media capabilities Musical … Continue reading #NWLC11 Part 8 – Creative Worship Planning