Come with us on an epic adventure into all things worship...
Welcome to the worship podcasts from Kingdom Faith Church. Join your hosts Colin Squires and Pete Norman and an array of special guests, as they discuss all things related to life in a Church worship team. Each week the team endeavour to answer your worship questions from their experience.
With lots of practical advice and personal insight the team take a humorous approach into how to build and run a worship team. A new podcast is released each week.
Podcast #01 - An introduction
01/07/2017 - An introduction
Introducing Pete Norman and Colin Squires as they discuss the nuts and bolts of worship in Church life. Sit back and prepare for a roller coaster of a ride exploring everything they know about worship and some things they didn’t even realise they knew!
Podcast #02 - How to get people in Church worshipping
08/07/2017 - How to get people in Church worshipping
With Special guests Tim Blake and Sarah Waterman. Join the team as they explore how worship teams can set an example and give their Church 'permission' to worship. How to encourage a worship culture, with practical tips on how to lead your church deeper into God's presence.
Podcast #03 - How to lead worship with just one guitar
15/07/2017 - How to lead worship with just one guitar
This week the team share their most embarrassing worship moments! Before discussing some top tips on how to lead worship with just a guitar. With guests Tim Blake and Sarah Waterman
Podcast #04 - How to begin writing your own songs
22/07/2017 - How to begin writing your own songs
Advice and tips with special guests Toby Urquhart & Fraser Newman. Practical examples of how the team begin to write their own songs. Advice on how to recognise what an individual song does in a worship context.
Podcast #05 - Let's talk about lyrics...(And beards)
29/07/2017 - Let's talk about lyrics...(And beards)
How do lyrics impact a song, and worship time. What's ok to include, what’s not? When do you use a song in a meeting and who should songs be written for? Including practical advice to worship leaders on song choice. With special guests Fraser Newman & Toby Urquhart
Podcast #06 - An interview with Jake Isaac
05/08/2017 - An interview with Jake Isaac
In this special edition from Faith Camp, we interview Jake Isaac. Just back from supporting Sir Elton John on his European tour and about to embark on his own headlining tour, we hear what it means to bring worship into the market place and how to keep your feet on the ground!
Podcast #07 - The character of a worship leader
12/08/2017 - The character of a worship leader
This week join the team as they discuss what is more important, the character of a worship leader or their musical ability! How do you address pride in your team? Honest answers and real examples to help your team develop a right attitude toward worship.
Podcast #08 - Leading a meeting
19/08/2017 - Leading a meeting
Pete & Colin welcome guests Sarah Waterman and Sally Norman to discuss leading meetings. The panel discuss how do you prepare to lead a meeting, Should worship leaders even lead meetings? Is it ok to practice leading and coming into God's presence? What kind of issues have the team faced as a meeting leaders and what have they learnt?
Podcast #09 - Worship with children?
26/08/2017 - Worship with children?
A children's worship special. How do you develop a culture of worship for children? Including how do you start a children's band? Can you lead children into God's presence or should you just stick to action songs? Colin and Pete are joined by Sally Norman and Sarah Waterman
Podcast #10 - Exploring the prophetic with children and adults in worship
02/09/2017 - Exploring the prophetic with children and adults in worship
What is the difference between a prophetic song and a spontaneous song? How do you release children and adults into stepping out in the prophetic within worship? How does the prophetic fit within a worship time. With guests Sally Norman and Sarah Waterman.
Podcast #11 - How many guitars do I need?
09/09/2017 - How many guitars do I need?
A genuine discussion about what you need on a weekly basis to prepare for worship. Lots of chat about tunings, sounds and many practical tips for both acoustic and electric guitar. With Colin, Pete and Toby
Podcast #12 - Old songs vs new songs
16/09/2017 - Old songs vs new songs
What's your favourite worship song? The team are often asked why they don't sing more old songs. Join Pete, Toby and Colin in lively discussion about hymns and old songs and is there a place for them in modern worship.
Podcast #13 - What's the difference between a worship leader and a worshipper?
23/09/2017 - What's the difference between a worship leader and a worshipper?
Can you lead worship if you are not a worshipper? What are the qualities needed to be a worshipper? Join Pete, Colin and Toby as they wax lyrical on what it means to be a true worshipper in your personal life and how that impacts you as a worship leader
Podcast #14 - Guitar Geekery part one!
30/09/2017 - Guitar Geekery part one!
Pete and Colin discuss and banter about guitar gear… strictly guitar geeks only as you enter the world or tone, pedals, strings and pickups with two of the most knowledgeable guitar nerds around.
Podcast #15 - Guitar Geekery part two!
07/10/2017 - Guitar Geekery part two!
Survived last week's nerdery? Ready for more? Join Colin and Pete as they fully indulge in all aspects of guitar gear and begin by discussing what you need if you are starting from scratch in the electric guitar worship world.
Podcast #16 - Transitioning from worship into the meeting
14/10/2017 - Transitioning from worship into the meeting
Gary Rumbold joins us this week to look at how to handle those moments in worship where you know God is doing something amazing but you're supposed to move onto the notices...what do you do??
Podcast #17 - Transitioning between songs and key choice (Part 1)
21/10/2017 - Transitioning between songs and key choice (Part 1)
This week we look at transitioning between songs during a time of worship and how to decide what key to play a particular song in? And we answer the age old question - is one key "holier" than another?
Podcast #18 - Transitioning between songs and key choice (Part 2)
28/10/2017 - Transitioning between songs and key choice (Part 2)
In this podcast Pete & Colin continue their discussion on flowing between songs as well as asking what to play when you don't want a specific song. We'll also be taking a quick look at some music theory.
Podcast #19 - The heart of a worshipper
04/11/2017 - The heart of a worshipper
This week we get to talk with Colin Urquhart - the apostle and founder of Kingdom Faith Church - about the most important things in worship. Who is worship for? And what is God looking for in a worshipper?
Podcast #20 - Songs & fish head stew
11/11/2017 - Songs & fish head stew
Colin Urquhart joins us again to talk about poetry and truth, what songs are for and the worst thing he's ever eaten!
Podcast #21 - How to fire someone
18/11/2017 - How to fire someone
In this episode Pete, Colin and Sally answer a question that we've been sent: How do you fire someone from your worship team? We talk about people before positions, a culture of honour and being a square peg in a square hole.
Podcast #19 - Keyboard tips
25/11/2017 - Keyboard tips
We have Nick Jordan join us today to talk about the gear he uses to create epic soundscapes on the keys as well as some tips on what to play when and how to practice spontaneity.
Podcast #20 - How to change culture
02/12/2017 - How to change culture
Nick Jordan joins us again in this week's podcast as we try to answer the question, 'How do I see the culture change around worship in my Church without being annoying or weird?!'
Podcast #24 - The journey of a worship leader
09/12/2017 - The journey of a worship leader
Kate Squires joins us and shares her testimony of how God took her from being afraid to sing in front of others to leading worship before thousands of people
Podcast #25 - Worship at Christmas
16/12/2017 - Worship at Christmas
It's Christmas! Time to raid the hymn books for some olde carols! But which ones should we choose? Colin, Pete and Kate talk about Christmas services, Christmas music and Christmas Carols.
Podcast #26 - Colin & Pete talk about Christmas
23/12/2017 - Colin & Pete talk about Christmas
Colin and Pete discuss the first worship service in the new testament and recall their earliest memories of meeting Jesus in worship
Podcast #27 - The practicalities of backing vocals
30/12/2017 - The practicalities of backing vocals
Kate Squires joins Colin and Pete again to talk about backing vocals and choirs, with some really practical advice on how to pick the "right" harmony and how to get the best out of your voice.
Podcast #28 - How to correct something that is sung out that's wrong
06/01/2018 - How to correct something that is sung out that's wrong
Jonathon Dyke joins us as we answer the question: "What do you do if someone sings out a prophetic song... and it's heresy!?" Thoughts on correction, encouragement, preparation and creating safe spaces.
Podcast #29 - Students - what have you learned?
24/02/2018 - Students - what have you learned?
Having had a break after Christmas, Colin and Pete are joined by the wonderful worship stream students from the Training College. Find out what they've learned in the time they've been here.
Podcast #30 - Tips for an efficient soundcheck
03/03/2018 - Tips for an efficient soundcheck
The worship stream students make their second appearance - this time sharing some practical tips on how to run an efficient sound check. No noodling!
Podcast #31 - What is a worshipper?
10/03/2018 - What is a worshipper?
The worship steam students join Colin and Pete one last time as they discuss what they've learned about being worshippers.