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Creative projection is just a trend. But visual worship is a movement. For the last decade, a tribe has been forming around the radical notion that we can worship through what we see. Our tribe is made up of tech artists, creative directors, worship leaders, engineers, graphic designers, filmmakers, storytellers, volunteers, projection wizards, lighting gurus, […]

Many of you reading this article series may not find yourself in an “arty” type of community, and that’s ok. Not every community is designed to be the same. And not every church’s expression has to be filled to the brim with art. If every church was the same, how boring that would be! However, if […]

Articles of Interest

  • Illuminating Worship Leader Magazine

    November’s issue of Worship Leader Magazine is all about… VISUAL WORSHIP! I can’t tell you how thrilling it is to see the “visual worship conversation” spread to so many places and to be embraced by the world of (musical) worship leaders. Though visual worship is usually stewarded from the shadows and led off-stage from the […]

  • The Visual Liturgist

    I’ve just spent the past few weeks teaching workshops at various conferences, such as NWLC & ECHO. One of the classes I taught focused on a concept I’ve been practicing called “visual liturgy.” This is in essence the art of storytelling as it relates to a worship gathering. It’s the ancient practice of using visuals […]

  • A New Liturgy – LIVE

    One year ago, I posted an article called “A New Liturgy” describing the beginnings of my journey as an “evangelical” on the road to more liturgical, ancient expressions of worship. The post was part of a “blog tour” promoting Aaron Niequist’s new EP series. These EPs are 25-minute journeys of worship, prayer and meditation. “A worship […]

  • A New Season

    Today was like the 1st day of school for me. Why? I started… A. NEW. JOB. WITH A CHURCH. (cue record scratch sound – the club goes silent) WHAT?! Yeah.   I don’t know where to begin. Other than we really need to be sitting face-to-face over a cup of coffee (or a flat white) […]

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