I’ve Got Issues…

As the title of this blog reveals…I’ve got issues. I struggle with trust. I struggle with rest. These two issues are forever tied together. “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble … Continue reading

What’s the name of that song…the one with Hallelujah in it?

What a weekend. Easter 2014 at MPCC will always be an incredible memory for me, as we celebrated God’s Amazing Grace. I am so grateful for our Worship Staff and incredible volunteers, and a Pastor who ROCKS! We are so thankful for Greg & Stefanie and their willingness to share their stories with us – … Continue reading

Finding Our True Hope

I love the language of Psalm 31. This psalm paints an incredible picture for us. It gives us a roadmap for dealing with adversity: When we are in distress, we find true hope in Jesus alone. When people turn their backs on us, we find true hope in Jesus alone. When we face incredible adversity, … Continue reading

A Night Of Worship 2013 – Recap

Wow. Coming off of last night’s Night Of Worship at MPCC all I can say is WOW. I am so grateful to the Lord that HE met us here in such a powerful way. I am humbled and blessed to serve with such a gifted Worship Staff and Volunteer Team as well. It took a … Continue reading

That’s Not A Hashtag….

Have you ever been leading a rehearsal and something your band was playing or a singer was singing didn’t sound quite right? I will never forget leading a rehearsal when this happened. I kept hitting this section of the song and though I didn’t want to embarrass any of our players, something wasn’t right. The … Continue reading

Encouraging & Developing Your Volunteers: Thoughts From A Fellow Worship Pastor

Ministry can be many things. It can be thrilling, fun, energizing and many other positive things. As I look back on my days in ministry I can think of things that still make the hairs on my arm stand at attention. I can remember praying with people as they accepted Christ and rejoicing with them! … Continue reading

To Click Or Not To Click :: Using Click Tracks In Worship

I entered fulltime worship ministry in 1993. Yeah, even though I still look so young (ha), this September I will celebrate 20 years in ministry. That absolutely blows my mind. What an adventure it has been, and I thank God that in spite of my flaws and being a work in progress, He still sees … Continue reading

You posted WHAT??? Thoughts On Social Media and Ministry

Let’s Connect: Twitter @BrianLTabor ย Instagram @BrianTaborย  All of us, at one time or another, have had that moment…the moment that causes us to do a wide-eyed double take. We’re scrolling down our Twitter or Instagram feed or looking at Facebook and we see something that a friend or family member posted that stops us in … Continue reading

Building A Ministry Team….It’s All About The Volunteers

Ministry and Volunteers. Volunteers and Ministry. The two go hand in hand. Growing ministries need a large pool of committed, passionate and gifted volunteers. As leaders we need to always be on the lookout for prospects to join our teams. Once we identify them, how do we recruit them? What do we look for? I’d … Continue reading

Video Blog: “The Story” Week 7 “The Battle Begins”

We are a few weeks into “The Story” at MPCC and it has been a rich experience for our church. The Story is a 30+ week walk through the major themes of the Bible. Each week takes the congregation through a Biblical story and then looks at it from 2 points of view: The Upper … Continue reading