Is It Too Loud?

Author – Dan Wilt. Worship Accompaniment Vs. Worship Immersion Culture A few years ago, after our worship gathering one Sunday morning, two very different people came to me. One was a young man in his late 20s, and the other was an older woman in her late 50s. After they spoke to me, I realized that there are […]

Four Lies Female Worship Leaders Believe

AUTHOR – Jaleesa McCreary It is easy for women to experience confusion in their roles as worship leader and/or background vocalists in the Church. Oftentimes, we simply believe that our role doesn’t matter at all. The longer God allows me to lead worship and shepherd at The Austin Stone, the more I am convinced that […]

An Obituary for the American Church

By Mike Breen From time to time, I will have the people I’m discipling write out their own spiritual obituary—how the enemy would take them out, rendering them unable to serve their family and communities. As you can imagine, the answers vary, but it always serves as a really helpful exercise as they are forced to […]

The Art of Song Selection

AUTHOR –  Josh James Worship leaders/pastors are teachers. The fact of the matter is that music is one of the most important parts of church gatherings. From my own experience growing up in church, I left the gathering singing a song we sang together more often than I would remember large chunks of the sermon […]

All We Like Sheep – Justin Unger

AUTHOR – Justin Unger All through scripture we (the Church body) are referred to as “Sheep”. If you really stop and think about it for a moment, you will quickly see all the incredible similarities.  Over and over the Lord speaks to us as a good and faithful Shepherd, knowing that we are completely hopeless and […]

Why Pastors Need Soul Care – Ted Wueste

Author – Ted Wueste – Director of SFSAZ There is crisis in the church today. It’s not that people in our churches are not committed or consumeristic or mirroring the world. It’s a leadership crisis. In the late 1970s, author and professor Henri Nouwen made the following observation in his book, The Wounded Healer: “The first and […]

Calvary Church

The Likewise Worship Collective, especially with Justin Unger’s hands-on assistance, has been a great help in ushering in a new season for our multi-generational congregation.  His objective view and perspective, experience in worship leading, musical ability, passion for unity, heart for Christ, courage to engage with people, coupled with an ability to partner with senior/existing leaders, […]

The Edge Church

Likewise Worship Collective has been a tremendous asset for us.  Not only do they have great talent, but most importantly they have a phenomenal love for the Lord.  The skill they have in song selection, integrating with all of our people, and leading others to a place of worship is second to none.  We are […]

Union Church

“Likewise Worship aims to equip both worship leaders and their churches and has done both well for Union Church. They have been instrumental in helping develop our worship ministry, find a permanent worship leader, and filling in gaps as they come. They continue to serve our church by pouring into our worship team with discipleship […]

Northwest Christian School

“Josh, Justin, and the Likewise Worship team have materially helped to move the needle of the spiritual temperature on our campus in powerful ways.  More than their investment in our times of corporate worship, this team is invested in the lives of individual students, helping to move them towards God’s best for their lives.” Geoff […]