How the world worshipped this week: sharing your online services

By admin | April 6, 2020

Online Church: How the world worshipped With Covid-19 forcing much of the world into lockdown, churches have responded by diving into online services. Whether using Zoom, Facebook Live, YouTube or more complex set ups such as OBS, tech, pastoral and worship teams have found themselves in a steep learning curve in recent weeks. This article […]

Streaming online church services: the tech, the tips and the stories from around the world

By admin | March 23, 2020

Last weekend was the first weekend that many churches globally closed their physical doors and instead embraced the virtual world of online services. Over on the Musicademy Facebook Group several people had spent the previous few days discussing the technical options, the pros and cons of the various streaming platforms before taking their decisions on […]

Free Christmas resources for churches

By admin | December 9, 2019

Here we have pulled together a helpful list of Christmas resources. Please feel free to add in your own finds to the comments at the bottom. Free Christmas resources for churches Christmas story narrations – Fantastic set of narrations of the Christmas story re-written for a variety of contexts. Also a fun story behind the development […]

Worship Training Day Facebook Live Videos

By admin | November 11, 2019

We had a fantastic training day in Maidstone and shared live footage from the day on Facebook Live videos. We’ve collected them all here (give them time to load) so you can watch. These were filmed using mobile phones from our host church volunteers so are not professionally edited of course. The sound is straight […]

How to choose the perfect cymbals: Buyers Guide

By Guest Blogger | August 21, 2019

Cymbals play an integral part of a drummer’s set up – it’s not something that should be overlooked. Cymbals project a distinctly recognisable sound, and they cannot be altered or tuned in the way that drums can. With a cymbal purchase, you truly have to be 100% confident that its sound is right for you […]

Listening skills for worship musicians

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Some time back I was in a church listening to the band play. They were doing all the right things but something about their sound did not facilitate the congregations’ worship as well as it might. The playing was ok and reasonably in time, the volume was appropriate, the pacing was fine, even the tuning […]