3 Creative Ways to Increase Worship Awareness Within Your Praise Dance Ministry

Participation Is Key I did a video explaining how leaders of praise dance ministries must be “The Nosey Parent”. Spiritually we must intercede for our dancers spiritual, physical and emotional well-being. There are three areas we can focus on to help our team become participators of worship and not spectators. I. Intimacy If you want your …

Are You a Praise Dance Leader or A Leader of a Praise Dance Ministry?

Powerful  Play on Words So I came across this powerful article that discussed the traits of a dance teacher. What caught my attention and slapped me in my face was this profound, powerful and specific comment this person made about the distinction of being a dance teacher and a teacher of dance. Here are some …

How to Eliminate Distractions and “Be the Answer” for Your Praise Dance Ministry in 2017

This yearly theme was inspired by a New Year Eve’s sermon Pastor TD Jakes preached to his congregation. I was influenced to share this message with praise dance leaders because it’s easy for us to focus on being physically active and negate to minister to the needs of the team. For example; •It’s simple for praise …

Are You Pressured to Minister or Perform During the Christmas Season?

The Pressure of the Show As dance leaders do you feel the pressure of choreographing routines for Christmas plays, selecting costumes for dancers, setting the lighting for the stage, selecting the right music or just the burden of out doing what you did the before? If we can be honest, maybe the Diva or Devo has …

Think Outside the Box 30 Day Praise Dance Leader Challenge Day 29-30: Do You Have the Heart of a Leader?

Purpose and Goal of Challenge As we end the 30-day challenge, it is crucial that we spend these last two days not only reflecting on what was taught during the month but focusing on the heart of a leader. Today’s focal point will consist of four important words that consist of; motive, attitude, moral and …

Think Outside the Box 30 Day Praise Dance Leader Challenge Day 28 Praise Dance Competition (Pt 4): Alternatives

Purpose of the Challenge The purpose of the challenge is to examine other alternatives outside of praise dance competition. Goal of the Challenge The goal of the challenge is to examine physical attribution towards praise dance teams that didn’t place or win prizes when the competition is finished. Food for Thought (Reward Systems and Ministry) …

Think Outside the Box 30 Day Praise Dance Leader Day 27 Praise Dance Competition (Pt 3) Focus on the Real Prize

Purpose of the Challenge The purpose of the challenge is to examine what praise teams are focused on when they participate in a praise dance competition. Goal of the Challenge The goal of the challenge is to teach praise dancers the difference between a physical and a spiritual prize. A Competitors Main Drive is to …

Think Outside of the Box 30 Day Praise Dance Leader Challenge Day 26 Praise Dance Competition Pt 2 (Question the Competition)

                                       Purpose of the Challenge The purpose of the challenge is to examine the definition of “competition” within praise dance ministry. Goal of the Challenge The goal of the challenge is to observe how “fellowship” and “ministry” …

Think Outside the Box 30 Day Praise Dance Leader Challenge Day 25: Praise Dance Competition Pt 1 (Are You More than the Point of Discussion)

Purpose of Challenge The purpose of today’s challenge is to start a healthy and honest conversation about praise dance competition within the church. Goal of Challenge The goal is to challenge the framework of the dance competition, the purpose of its ministry and explore other alternatives outside of praise dance competition. 9 Highlighted Topics of Praise Dance Competition With …

Think Outside the Box 30 Day Praise Dance Leader Challenge Day 24: 6 Ways to Keep Teens Interested in Praise Dance (Pt 6) No Vacancy for Secular Music

Purpose of Challenge The purpose of today’s challenge is to teach leader’s the importance of music and movement as it relates to ministry. Goal of Challenge The goal of the challenge is to help leader’s not be pressured by teens to select secular music based on popularity. Secular Music Damage the Ministry Leaders must be …