Every week the Creative Arts team at New Life Community Church in Gardner, KS leads via song, technology, and the arts. What makes up the culture of our team? Why does every role matter? This podcast exists to serve the Creative Arts team, the body, and those needing another perspective on why the church should worship passionately, lead creatively, and keep the Gospel of Jesus as "number one" in every aspect.
BONUS: Now That's What I Call Worship (Pastor)!
Pastor Jake sits down with fellow Gardner worship pastors, Zach Brenner (Fellowship Bible Church) and Natalie Holland (Restoration Church), and discusses being called into ministry, how each of our team operate, and what our hope is for the future of worship in the Church.
#14 Lunch vs. Jesus
Pastor Jake and Ryan discuss one of the New Life Creative Team's values: Replace Yourself. They also talk about pride, submitting ourselves in worship, and the things that compete for our "hunger".
#13 Sunday School Answers Only
Pastor Jake and Ryan discuss Chapter 8 out of How to Worship a King by Zach Neese. Everything must center on Jesus. Even the lights.
MEET THE TEAM // Jami Stephens
A side series called "Meet the Team" kicks off and replaces the typical format today as Pastor Jake and Ryan prepare for VBS. In this episode, Pastor Jake sits down to talk with Jami Stephens about her story and how she ended up serving at New Life, what's it like to learn to love, and the insecurities that you must fight through when leading worship.
#12 Loud Noises!
Pastor Jake and Ryan are joined by Creative Arts intern for a look at Chapter 7 of Zach Neese's book: How to Worship a King. They talk about shouting and dancing, plus why being reserved isn't a death sentence for worship leaders.
#11 Am I A Good Boy or Girl?
Pastor Jake and Ryan talk through How to Worship a King's approach to "praise". What is it? Why do we do it? Do we need to be in the mood for it? Why does Zach have swords for hands?