Every so often I turn to the readers of WorshipMatters to help me with ideas. Right now I’m planning our next worship conference, WorshipGod08, which will be held July 30-Aug. 2, 2008, here at Covenant Life Church. The theme will be “Rediscovering the Psalms.” We’ll be looking at how the Psalms inform, direct, and inspire our worship, specifically addressing how we can benefit more from the example of the Psalmists’ relationship with God.
Some of the main speakers are confirmed, but I’m still working on the final list. Also, I’m waiting to hear back from Matt Redman. He almost came in 2006 but was unable to make it work.
I’m in the middle of planning seminars and would love to hear any ideas you have for what we could/should cover. Any and all ideas are welcome. If it helps, these are the seminars we offered in 2006. Many of them are available as free MP3 downloads and pdf’s here .
Why Skill Really Does Matter
Band on the Run
Improving Your Vocal Technique (MEN)
Improving Your Vocal Technique (WOMEN)
Singing the Scriptures
Improving Your Vocal Technique, Part 2
Sound Teams 101
Becoming a Better Songwriter
What Song Will You Write Next? (Developing Songwriters?)
Song Evaluation 1&2
Training Children to Worship God
Developing a Youth Choir Program
Worshipping the Triune God
Igniting Your Passion for God
Eagerly Desiring Spiritual Gifts
Meeting God in the Psalms
New Song Seminar
Auditioning and Developing Musicians
Congregational Worship as Pastoral Care
Healthy Tensions in Corporate Worship
What Do I Do This Sunday?
Creativity in Corporate Worship