The Way of Worship

The Way of Worship

Taught by Vernon M. Whaley, Michael Neale

The Way of Worship online course is a practical, hands-on course for formal college or seminary students, pastors, youth pastors, and worship leaders seeking to better equip themselves as worshipers. Units are uniquely designed to "lend a helping hand" to those answering the calling of God on their lives to lead worship.

Course Details

  • 30 Units

  • Self-paced

  • 6 hours of video

  • Beginner

  • The Way of Worship

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$119.99 USD

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Course Description

The Way of Worship online course is a practical, hands-on study for formal college or seminary students, pastors, youth pastors, and worship leaders seeking to better equip themselves as worshipers. This long-needed course provides interpretation and clarification of biblical principles of worship in an ever-changing culture. Students will find a consistent tool to use in communicating the principles of worship.

Clearly presented and engaging, The Way of Worship course outlines a biblical theology of worship, as well as practical instruction for practicing private and public worship as a way of life. Pastors and professors Michael Neale and Vernon Whaley challenge students to immediately apply what they are learning, combining biblical teaching with pedagogical application of worship principles through a series of "guide skills," discussion questions, and review material. Each unit is uniquely designed to "lend a helping hand" to those realizing and answering the calling of God on their lives to lead worship.

By completing this course, you’ll gain

  • A deeper understanding of the role and responsibility of the worship leader, seeing Jesus as the foundation and ultimate guide
  • Greater ability to combine truths from personal stories, biblical application, and practical wisdom for the worship leader
  • Wisdom and insight into the Holy Scriptures to sharpen our minds, quicken our spirits, and learn the way of worship
  • Confidence in your growing knowledge through personalized review sessions and unit assessments

Meet Your Instructors

Vernon M. Whaley

PhD, University of Oklahoma; DWS, Liberty University

Vernon M. Whaley is associate vice president of program development for music and worship arts at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. He served for fifteen years as dean of the School of Music and director of the Center for Worship at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He is author of several books including Called to Worship, The Great Commission to Worship, Worship and Witness, Worship through the Ages, The Dynamics of Corporate Worship, and Exalt His Name.

Michael Neale

Michael Neale is a Dove Award–winning songwriter, national bestselling author, worship leader, and speaker. His songs have been recorded by artists such as Michael W. Smith, Natalie Grant, Rebecca St. James, Kutless, Anthony Evans, Phillips, Craig and Dean, and Shane and Shane, among others. His books include The River, Into the Canyon, and Your Great Name. Michael serves as the lead worship pastor of Prestonwood Church in Plano, Texas. He is married to Leah, and they have three children, Micah, Maisie, and Wyatt.

Course Outline

  • Introduction

  • His Plan

  • His Call

  • The Center

  • Awe and Wonder

  • Spirit and Truth

  • His Word

  • Thankfulness

  • Time

  • Character

  • Fresh Encounters

  • Brokenness

  • Humility

  • Integrity

  • Living Water

     MIDTERM

  • Generosity

  • Equipping

  • Enpowering

  • Unifying

  • Serving

  • Sacrificing

  • Craft

  • Communication

  • Confidence

  • Navigation

  • Vision

  • Collaboration

  • Persevering

  • Process

  • Conclusion

    FINAL EXAM

 

 


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