The 2014 Texas conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to Texas (Bent Tree Bible Church) next year: September 30 – October 2, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

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The 2014 Texas conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to Texas (Bent Tree Bible Church) next year: September 30 – October 2, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

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Please note: This is the schedule from 2014 conference. Please check back later for 2015 conference date and schedule.

NWLC 2014 Texas Schedule

The 2014 Texas conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to Texas (Bent Tree Bible Church) next year: September 30 – October 2, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

Customize your schedule! Choose from the list of workshops below

*titles are subject to change

LEADERSHIP

  • 8 Things You Can Do Now to Improve Your Congregation’s Worship – Dr. Marva Dawn
  • Creating a Culture of Worship – James Mark Gulley
  • Getting Your Church to Sing - Steve Reed
  • I’m A Worship Leader, Now What? – Rich Kirkpatrick
  • Inductive vs Deductive Worship: How to Invited People to OWN Their Response to Jesus – Tim Timmons, Courtesy of Essential Worship
  • Jesus, Our Worship Leader – Dr. Vernon Whaley, Liberty University
  • Keeping Christ the Center of Your Worship – Gabriel Allred
  • Leading a Small Church – Steve Reed
  • Leading by Letting Go – Dr. Reggie Kidd
  • More than Music - Rick Muchow, Courtesy of Ultimate Ears
  • Relational Dynamics Between Pastors and Worship Leaders – Tom Stipe
  • Rooted & Relevant – Mark Jonah, LeTourneau University
  • Speaking to One Another: The Space in Between – Dr. Tony Payne
  • Student-led Worship Teams – Javier Rios
  • Teaching Kids to Worship – Amanda Singer
  • Team Growth & Volunteers – Rich Kirkpatrick
  • The Journey of Worship: Reaching the Same Destination in Every Season – Meredith Andrews
  • Toward a Theology of Worship – Bob Brooks, Dallas Baptist University
  • Vertical and Horizontal Worship – Dr. Craig Gilbert
  • Women in Worship – Christine D’Clario
  • You Don’t ‘Work’ a Violin: Worship as the Playground of the Spirit – Leonard Sweet

Worship Study

  •  …And What About the Laments? – Dr. Ron Allen
  • Biblical Worship: Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs – Dr. Reggie Kidd
  • Using the Past – Reggie Kidd

Personal Growth

  • Artistic Temperament: Friend or Foe? – Rory Noland
  • Fuel the Dream – Debby Berry
  • I REALLY Don’t Like These People - Garreth J. Goossen, Make Us Holy
  • The Way of a Worshiper: How to Stay Motivated for Ministry – Buddy Owens
  • What Is Worship? Good News For People Who Can’t Sing – Shaun Groves, Courtesy of Compassion International
  • Worship Walk: Where Worship and Life Intersect – Garreth  J. Goossen, Make Us Holy

Worship Planning

  • Creating Flow in Worship – Evan Wickham
  • Organization and Planning for the Creative Mind – Aaron Stewart, Planning Center Services
  • Singing as Communication – Dr. Craig Gilbert

MUSIC

  • How to Get Your Songs Published: Sharing, Protecting and Promoting Your Songs for the Church – Craig Dunnagan, WeAreWorship.com
  • How to Read and Write Good Charts, and Speak The Language Of Your Musicians – Ryan Dahl, PraiseCharts
  • Recording Your Own Demos and Tracks – Matt McCoy, LoopCommunity.com

Songwriting

  • But It Sounds So Easy! Songwriting for Congregational Worship – Jennie Lee Riddle & Michael Farren
  • Song Discovery Panel – Hosted by Phil Sillas
  • Songwriting - One Sonic Society, Courtesy of  Essential Worship
  • Songwriting - Tommy Walker
  • The Art of Co-Writing – Jennie Lee Riddle, Dustin Smith,& Michael Farren

SKILL

Bands

  • Acoustic Guitar in Worship: Steel & Nylon String – Erick Hailstone, Yamaha Corp of America
  • Advanced Class for Ableton Live – Will Doggett, MultiTracks.com
  • Bass Guitar
  • Beyond the Piano: Expanding Your Pallet – Ed Kerr, Yamaha Corp of America
  • Drums in Worship
  • Electric Guitar – Erick Hailstone, Yamaha Corp of America
  • Electronic Percussion and Drums in Worship – The Digital Age
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Keyboard – Ed Kerr, courtesy of Yamaha Corp of America
  • Leading Effective Worship Team Rehearsals – Phillip Edwards, MultiTracks.com
  • MultiTracks and LoopTracks in Worship – Matt McCoy, LoopCommunity.com
  • Using Loops and MultiTracks in Live Worship – Phillip Edwards, MultiTracks.co

Vocal Arts

  • Ensemble Singing – Scott & Vonda Dyer
  • Vocal Coaching – Scott & Vonda Dyer
  • Vocal Health – Diane Sheets
  • Vocal Style – Scott & Vonda Dyer
  • Vocal Technique – Scott & Vonda Dyer

Choir

  • Children’s Choirs that Grow Worshipers for Life - Christy Semsen, courtesy of Word Music Publications & Church Resources
  • Enlisting the Worship Army - Bradley Knight, courtesy of Word Music Publications & Church Resources
  • Youth (Student) Choirs Help Expand Your Ministry! – Rusty King

PRODUCTION

Visual Arts

  • An Introduction to After Effects – Trent Armstrong, RT Creative Group
  • Building Better Presentations – Camron Ware
  • The Visual Worship Leader – Aaron West, MediaShout
  • What is Environmental Projection? – Camron Ware
  • Video
  • TBD

Tech Team

  • Contour of Light – Dennis Degen, Lightronics
  • Identifying and Solving Live Sound Issues – Jeff McLeod, ProAudio.com
  • Live Streaming A to Z: For Basic and Advanced Broadcasting - Michael Smith, ChurchStreaming.tv
  • Lowering Stage Volumes: Clarity for the Congregation and the Worship Team – Doug Gould, Worship MD
  • Microphone Applications for Modern Worship – Doug Gould, Worship MD
  • The Mixer and Why Digital is the Way to Go - Doug Gould, Worship MD
  • Worship Technology Jay Jones, AVMAN

MISSIONAL

  • Intergenerational Worship – Rory Noland
  • Leading After 50 – Ray Jones
  • The Great Misconception: Is Music Really a “Universal” Language? – Dr. Robin Harris
  • The Mixer and Why Digital is the Way to Go – Doug Gould
  • Uniting a Church in Worship  Bryan Popin
  • Worship & Brokenness – Josh Lopez
  • Worship Evangelism – Ray Jones

 

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT

  • Digital Recording Master Class: Cubase 7 – Yamaha Corp of America
  • Enhance Your Bands Sound with MultiTracks and LOops from LoopCommunity.com – Matt McCoy, LoopCommunity.com
  • Essential Worship MultiTracks – Matt McCoy, Essential Worship
  • Making the Most of Planning Center Online – Reagan Helms, Planning Center Services
  • Presonus StudioLIve Digital Mixer Guided Tour – Doug Gould, Worship MD
  • Training Your Kids to be Worship Leaders – Dana John, Gateway NEXT Worship
  • Using MultTracks in Live Worship: Foundatioins, Gear,and Tips – Phillip Edwards, MultiTracks.com
  • Worship & Sermon Presentation Software – Joel Muddamalle, Logs Bible Software
  • Worship and Sermon Presentation Software – Joel Muddamalle, Logos Bible Software
  • What’s New With MediaShout  Aaron West
  • Yamaha Corp of America TBD

 

The 2014 Texas conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to Texas (Bent Tree Bible Church) next year: September 30 – October 2, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

Texas Conference Location:

Bent Tree Church
4141 International Pkwy
Carrollton, TX 75007
benttree.org
(Please do not contact the host church)
for any questions,
Phone: Worship Leader, (949) 240-9339

Nearby Airports:

  • Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport
  • Dallas Love Field (DAL) Airport

Participating Hotels:

(offering discounted rates for conference attendees)

  • aloft Plano Hotel
    6853 North Dallas Parkway
    Plano, TX 75024
    Distance to conference location: approx. 4.3 miles/8 minutes
    Conference rates: std. double $139+tax
    Amenities: wifi, on-site laundry, business center, fitness room, pool
    Shuttle to/from conference: Yes
    Shuttle to/from airport: __________

    Deadline to reserve: February 18, 2014
    RESERVE NOW  Or call (877) 462-5638 and  identify our group, 2014 National Worship Leader Conference
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites
    3101 Dallas Pkwy
    Plano, TX 75093
    Distance to conference location: approx. 2.4 miles/ 4 minutes
    Conference rates: $109+tax
    Amenities: complimentary hot/cold breakfast buffet, high speed  internet, self-parking
    Shuttle to/from conference: Yes, shuttle runs from 7:00am – 10:00pm
    Shuttle to/from airport: __________
    Deadline to reserve: 
    February 8, 2014 (rooms/rates may still be avail)
    RESERVE NOW
  • Towne Place Suites by Marriott
    5005 Whitestone Lane
    Plano, Texas 75024
    Distance to conference location: approx. 6miles/11-13 minutes
    Conference rates: studio queen $95+tax -OR- 2 bedroom $119+tax
    Amenities: complimentary continental breakfast, fully-equipped kitchen, wifi, fitness room, pool, guest laundry – view all features and amenities
    Shuttle to/from conference: Yes, shuttle runs from 7:30am – 10:00pm
    Shuttle to/from airport: __________
    Deadline to reserve:
    Monday, February 3, 2014  (rooms/rates may still be avail)
    RESERVE NOW  Or call (972)943-8200 and identify our group, 2014 National Worship Leader Conference    Or call (972)403-1112 and  identify our group, 2014 National Worship Leader Conference
  • Candlewood Suites, Plano
    4701 Legacy Dr
    Plano, TX 75024
    Distance to conference location: approx.  7 miles/12 minutes
    Conference rates: studio suite w/queen bed $109.99+tax
    Amenities: fully-equipped kitchen, free high speed internet, pass to Lifetime Fitness (upscale fitness center & spa-next door to hotel), guest laundry, Candlewood Cupboard for quick meals
    Shuttle to/from conference: Yes, shuttle runs from 7:00am – 10:00pm and costs $5 roundtrip/day
    Shuttle to/from airport: __________
    Deadline to reserve: Monday, January 24, 2014  (rooms/rates may still be avail)
    RESERVE NOW  Or call (972) 618-5446 and identify our group, 2014 National Worship Leader Conference
  • Fairfield Inn by Marriott
    4712 West Plano Parkway
    Plano, Texas 75093
    Distance to conference location: approx.  4.5 miles/10 minutes
    Conference rates: king $89+tax -OR- double $89+tax
    Amenities: complimentary hot breakfast buffet, high-speed internet, indoor pool, fitness center, laundry
    Shuttle to/from conference: __________
    Shuttle to/from airport: __________

    Deadline to reserve: Monday, February 3, 2014
    RESERVE NOW  Or call (972)519-0303 and identify our group, 2014 National Worship Leader Conference
  • Hampton Inn Plano
    4901 Old Shepard Place
    Plano, TX 75093
    Distance to conference location: approx. 3.8miles/8 minutes
    Conference rates: King bed with full size sleeper sofa $95+tax -OR- 2 double beds $95+tax
    Amenities: complimentary Hot buffet breakfast, Weekday “Grab and Go” breakfast, Wi-Fi, business center, fitness room, pool, coin operated guest laundry
    Shuttle to/from conference: Yes, weekday shuttle within 5 mile radius
    Shuttle to/from airport: __________
    Deadline to reserve: 
    Monday, February 8, 2014  (rooms/rates may still be avail)
    RESERVE NOW  Or call (972) 519-1000 and use code CHXNWL
  • Residence Inn Dallas Plano
    5001 Whitestone Lane
    Plano, TX 75024
    Distance to conference location: approx.. 5.57 miles/10 minutes
    Conference rates: studio queen suite $137+tax
    Amenities: complimentary breakfast, fitness center, on-site parking & high speed internet
    Shuttle to/from conference: ____________
    Shuttle to/from airport: __________

    Deadline to reserve: Monday, February 3, 2014  (rooms/rates may still be avail)
    RESERVE NOW  Or call (800) 321-2211 and use code “National Worship Leader Conference at Residence Inn”
  • The Courtyard by Marriott-Plano
    4901 West Plano Pkwy
    Plano, TX 75093
    Distance to conference location: approx.. 4.23 miles/8 minutes
    Conference rates: $126+tax
    Amenities: fitness center, pool, on-site parking & high speed internet
    Shuttle to/from conference: ______________
    Shuttle to/from airport: ______________
    Deadline to reserve: 
    Monday, February 3, 2014  (rooms/rates may still be avail)
    RESERVE NOW  Or call 800-321-2211 and use code “National Worship Leader Conference at Courtyard by Marriott”

Please note the reservation deadline for each hotel.
Questions about travel? Contact stephanie@wlmag.com or call 949-240-9339 x204

The 2014 Texas conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to Texas (Bent Tree Bible Church) next year: September 30 – October 2, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

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JOIN THE CONFERENCE CHOIR
We will be having a conference choir at this event which will be limited to 100 conference attendees.
(Sign up coming soon for 2015! In the meantime, please email Suzie@wlmag.com and let her know you’d like to join the Conference Choir)

LIVE SONG DISCOVERY LISTENING PANEL WORKSHOP
Present your latest worship song to a panel of experts, which will include songwriters and major publishers, for critique and the chance to get your song on an upcoming Song DISCovery CD. Bring your song on a CD along with 5 copies of the lyrics. Songs will be chosen at random.

PRAYER TEAM
Because we know and believe God still speaks, that he hears and answers prayer, we would like to invite those of you who are attending NWLC to be part of the conference prayer team. This is your conference and we want you to be part of it on every level. If you decide to add your voice to ours, we will send you prayer requests leading up to the conference (completing our list by adding your requests concerning the conference and those who are attending). Email andrea@wlmag.com to sign up.

The 2014 Texas conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to Texas (Bent Tree Bible Church) next year: September 30 – October 2, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

Songwriter’s Pre-Conference | Texas Feb 24, 2014

WHEN

Monday, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

WHO'S COMING

NWLC Songwriter’s Pre-conference will feature teaching faculty and composers; Song DISCovery Editor, Stefanie Kelly; and Chuck Fromm, CEO and founder of Worship Leader Media. They will also be joined by representatives from principal Christian record labels and publishers.

WHAT'S INCLUDED


→ Keynotes on songwriting theology, exploring the general conference theme of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs
→ Keynotes on the art of lyric writing, composition
→ Every song heard and critiqued by an industry panel. Attendees that bring songs will be chosen at random to have their song heard and critiqued by the industry panel

Registration closed – check back for 2015 info

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