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

A Night Of Worship 2013

Worship is defined as: The Feeling or Expression of Reverence and Adoration. I love that. I don’t reflect on words like reverence or adoration often enough. Those words inspire an This Sunday night, October 27 at 6pm, we will be doing just that, as we gather for our annual “Night Of Worship,” at MPCC. Are … Continue reading

Worship Moment :: “Great I Am”

I have often said that we live in a time when some very gifted people are writing some amazing songs for us to sing in worship. We recently introduced “Great I Am” in our services at MPCC. You’ll find the video below. I hope it encourages you. I love these lyrics from the bridge: The … Continue reading

Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself (Vocally) – Vocal Technique :: Dr. Kathleen Hacker

Have you ever worked with a musician that knew how to bring out the best in people? Sure, there are those people who can challenge us musically, but what about the leaders who can take it a step further and help us to become better people…better servants? Dr. Kathleen Hacker is just that kind of … 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

Announcing…. ENGAGE: The Worship Experience :: September 12-14, 2013

We are back. That’s right…Engage 2013 has been set in motion and our Conference Team is ready to go! Mount Pleasant Christian Church is proud to present; ENGAGE: The Worship Experience, a Worship and Arts Conference coming to Greenwood Indiana September 12-14. Engage is a large worship gathering for your entire church team; both staff … Continue reading

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

Let’s Connect: Twitter @BrianLTabor  Instagram @BrianTabor  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

Worship Preparation :: Preparing The Heart, The Gifts, The Space, The Lifestyle

Preparation. How do you prepare for corporate worship? Gathering for corporate worship is a spiritual act. In this gathering, we celebrate our private worship, study the Word, remember the sacrifice of Jesus, encourage other believers and give thanks (among other things). Preparation is big. Preparation is important. Preparation is intentional. Here are a couple of … Continue reading