Category Archives: Worship Thoughts

Pure Praise: Week 9


Hello! If you’re on this page you’re likely a team member of the praise ministry at Newbury Park First Christian Church or know someone who is. If you’re listening in from the outside we welcome you as well! For the past 9 weeks our team (band, tech, vocalists, and ensemble) [...]

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Pure Praise: Week 8


Hello! If you’re on this page you’re likely a team member of the praise ministry at Newbury Park First Christian Church or know someone who is. If you’re listening in from the outside we welcome you as well! Over the next 9 weeks our team (band, tech, vocalists, and ensemble) [...]

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Still Small Voice


A few weeks ago, coming in the middle of a series on prayer called “Dear God:Teach Us To Pray”, our church showed this video during our time of worship. Though this concept is not new (borrowing from Rob Bell’s NOOMA video, “Noise”), NPFCC adapted this concept and produced a shorter [...]

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Ensemble Vision Casting


Hello prospective or current Ensemble Team Member! If you attended the Ensemble vision casting session on Saturday, August 25th then all this information you’ve heard before. But if you missed the meeting and want to know what it was all about, all the information is listed below! We recorded the [...]

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Praise Team Vision Casting


It’s always helpful in plotting the course for the future to lay out a vision for it. If you’re a part of the NPFCC Praise Team, the following information was given out at the meeting last Saturday and lays out some of the first bricks on the path of our [...]

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Rehearsal Reflections 007 (Motivation)


Hello again, if you’re new to this “Rehearsal Reflections” blog series, go ahead and check out the first one for context. If you’ve been following this series, enjoy this week’s “Word” and “Tip”! A WORD (and A TIP) …THEREBY MOTIVATING THE GATHERED CHURCH… A faithful worship leader magnifies the greatness of [...]

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Rehearsal Reflections 006 (Meet & Respond)


Hello again, if you’re new to this “Rehearsal Reflections” blog series, go ahead and check out the first one for context. If you’ve been following this series, enjoy this week’s “Word” and “Tip”! A WORD …BY SKILLFULLY COMBINING GOD’S WORD WITH MUSIC… A faithful worship leader magnifies the greatness of God [...]

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Rehearsal Reflections 005 (Spirit Led)


Hello again, if you’re new to this “Rehearsal Reflections” blog series, go ahead and check out the first one for context. If you’ve been following this series, enjoy this week’s “Word” and “Tip”! A WORD …THROUGH THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT… A faithful worship leader magnifies the greatness of [...]

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Rehearsal Reflections 004 (Magnification)


Hello again, if you’re new to this blog series, go ahead and check out the first one for context. If you’ve been following this series, enjoy this week’s “Word” and “Tip”! A WORD …MAGNIFIES THE GREATNESS OF GOD IN JESUS CHRIST… A faithful worship leader magnifies the greatness of God [...]

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Rehearsal Reflections 003 (Faithfulness)


A WORD A FAITHFUL WORSHIP LEADER… “A faithful worship leader magnifies the greatness of God in Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit by skillfully combining God’s Word with music, thereby motivating the gathered church to proclaim the gospel, to cherish God’s presence, and to live for God’s [...]

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