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“The Politics of Change”

26Jul

In this excerpt from my new book, Think Like a Filmmaker, we’re going to talk about reactions people have to changes in worship, and how you can reach peaceful resolution through the spirit of radical hospitality. You’re invited to use the reflection questions at […]

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“The Order of Worship: Narrative Flow”

14Jul

In this excerpt from my new book, Think Like a Filmmaker, we’re going to explore how the four-fold pattern of worship provides a solid and inclusive framework for all the elements of today’s worship experiences. You’re invited to use the reflection questions at […]

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“The Importance of Embodiment”

07Jul

In this excerpt from my new book, Think Like a Filmmaker, we’re going to examine why the dramatic arts claim a rightful place in worship as we seek to embody our faith, both in worship and in our everyday lives. You’re invited to use the reflection questions at […]

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“The Art of Creating a World”

01Jul

In this excerpt from my new book, Think Like a Filmmaker, we’re going to look at ways to expand our understanding of the media arts as more than just “a big, electronic bulletin.” You’re invited to use the reflection questions at the end as you consider ways […]

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“Musical Transitions”

23Jun

In this excerpt from my new book, Think Like a Filmmaker, we’re revisiting the concept of transitions from last week, but this time we’re looking at the musical transition as a way to move from one action to the next. You’re invited to use the reflection questions […]

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“The Verbal Transition”

15Jun

In this excerpt from my new book, Think Like a Filmmaker, we’re taking a look at the verbal transition, one of the many practices of the verbal artist. You’re invited to use the reflection questions at the end as you think about how the verbal arts are used to clarify, […]

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“Roles of the Design Team”

01Jun

In this excerpt from my new book, Think Like a Filmmaker, we’re examining the many different kinds of artists who are needed to work together on a film production crew. There are definitely some major similarities between a film design team and worship arts leaders! […]

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“From Story-Tellers to Story Dwellers”

23May

In this excerpt from my new book, Think Like a Filmmaker, we’re digging into how filmmakers see the power of story in bringing people together by offering an unforgettable experience—in much the same way as worship! You’re invited to use the reflection questions […]

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“You Are a Ritual Artist!”

17May

In this excerpt from my new book, Think Like a Filmmaker, we’re unpacking the idea of what it means to be a ritual artist. You’re invited to use the reflection questions at the end of this post to guide your own exploration of your identity as a ritual artist. This […]

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