COMMUNICATION & WORSHIP - Excellence in Expression

Learn how preaching and worship can work together to effectively communicate the message of Christ. Synergy in the pulpit is critical to building momentum and sustaining growth in your ministry or business. This session will stretch your skills as a public speaker or worship leader and help you focus and obtain the objective of your worship experiences each week.

Course curriculum

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  • 1
    COMMUNICATION & WORSHIP - Excellence in Expression
    • Dr. Mark Rutland's Introduction to Communication and Worship
    • Communication & Worship Workbook - Notes for session - Downloadable
  • 2
    Worship in History (Part 1 - The Connection in Music)
    • Biblical Worship Instituted in Exodus 30
    • The Purpose of a Worship Leader
    • The Inspiration Behind this Worship Session
    • Hebrew, Early Greek and European, and Early Chanting
    • Protestant Reformation and Liturgical Protestant
    • Leadership Exercise: Worship in History #1
    • Mainstream Gospel and Country Gospel
    • Black Gospel, the 50's & 60's, Rock & Roll, and Post War
    • Leadership Exercise: Worship in History #2
    • Charismatic Renewal
    • The 80's and 90's
    • Cultural, the 2000's, and the Worship "Oh's"
    • Leadership Exercise: Worship in History #3
    • Cultural Worship - Think About the Lyrics
    • Questions & Answers
  • 3
    Worship in History (Part 2 - The Purpose of Music)
    • The Purpose and Order of Your Music
    • Different Points of View
    • Synergy Between Pastors and Worship Leaders
    • Questions & Answers
    • Leadership Exercise: Purposes of Music
    • Seven Questions to Ask about Worship
    • Leadership Exercise: Answer Worship Questions
    • Secular History and Sacred Music
    • Seven Categories of Risk
    • Forms of Worship Other Than Music
    • Leadership Exercise: Forms of Worship Other Than Music
  • 4
    Preaching (Part 1)
    • Dr. Rutland's Personal Testimony
    • The Structure of Preaching and Sermon Outline
    • Dr. Rutland's Example of a Sermon Outline
    • Models of Sermons
    • Leadership Exercise: Models of Sermons
    • The Five Variables of Style - Rhythm, Pace, Voice and Hystrionics
    • The Five Variables of Style - Illustrative Material
    • Leadership Exercise: Five Variables of Style
    • Sermon Construction - The Three Questions
    • Sermon Construction (Part 1)
    • Sermon Construction (Part 2)
    • Planning and Time Management (Part 1)
    • Planning and Time Management (Part 2)
    • Leadership Exercise: Time Management
  • 5
    Preaching (Part 2)
    • Planning a Sermon Series
    • Planning a Sermon Series - Q&A
    • Preaching at Special Services
    • Preaching at Special Services - Q&A
    • Invitations and Altar Calls
    • The Order of Service - Q&A
    • Hearing and Obeying God / God's Anointing
    • Preaching - Additional Q&A (Part 1)
    • Preaching - Additional Q&A (Part 2)
    • The Value of Creativity in Worship - Q&A
    • Help with Sermon Preparation - Q&A
  • 6
    Dr. Rutland's Closing Prayer
    • Closing Prayer

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