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.
6 hours of video
The Way of Worship
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 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.
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