Service leading

Doxology and Theology


FORMAT:  U.S. Conference / Website


KEY IDEAS: Bible Centred Corporate Worship

SUGGESTIONS FOR USE: Join us at the conference in Louisville! THe WEbsite and book Have great content for your team to discuss together.


This is a collective of like-minded Pastors, worship leaders and theologians (Including Matt Boswell, Zac Hicks, Bob Kauflin, Aaron Ivey, Keith Getty, Southern Baptist Seminary) keen to promote and resource Christ centred worship.  The conference is always a time of great refreshment, learning, encouragement and fellowship with others serving in music and magnification roles.  The website gives you access to all the talk and seminar / workshop content.

The book would be a great option to work through with your team - the chapters are short, accessible and to the point, and would be great conversation starters.

Ten Questions To Ask While Planning Worship - Mike Cosper


Format:  Audio Talk (67min)

Target Audience: Pastors, Music Directors, College Students

Key Ideas: Some guidelines and helpful examples of questions to ask when planning or reviewing services.

Suggestions for use: Listen with your service planning team.  Use as guidelines for reviewing and planning


  1. Context - Who is here?
  2. Context - Who needs to be here?
  3. Context - Who has been here before us?
  4. Clarity - Is it comprehensible?
  5. Clarity - Is it worth the cost?
  6. Theology - Is it true?
  7. Theology - Who's the hero of the story?
  8. Pastoral - Is it participatory?
  9. Pastoral - Does it speak to rich and poor alike?
  10. Pastoral - Does it prepare people for encounters with death?

Planning and Preparing Performances that Invite Participation - Bob Kauflin


Format:  Audio Talk (75min)

Target Audience: Music Directors, Musicians, College Students

Key Ideas: Preparing Corporate Worship, Gospel vs performance mindsets

Suggestions for use:  Listen with your music team, personal reflection


We want to help our churches see the glory of Christ more clearly, and not distract from it, and help our them to respond with their minds, hearts and wills.  How can we humbly and diligently prepare towards this end?