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WorshipU On Campus 2016 Look Back

We believe leading worship starts with cultivating a life of worship. Along with WorshipU Online, we host a 2-week On Campus intensive school every summer in July. Here are some of our favorite moments from the 2016 s...

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Worship Set with Amanda Cook, Steffany Gretzinger & Hunter Thompson

Watch as Amanda Cook, Steffany Gretzinger and Hunter Thompson lead us in an emotional and powerful time of worship.

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Student Testimony // WorshipU On Campus 2015

I was finishing up my second day at WorshipU and I honestly thought I could hold no more. It had been a good, good day but God was just getting started. Jenn Johnson walked out on stage and proceeded to call out my na...

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Brave New World // Album Summary

On September 25th, Bethel Music released the debut worship album from Amanda Cook, “Brave New World.” Trading the pop-rock sentiments of modern worship for mellow arrangements and haunting melodies, Cook’s 13-song out...

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No Longer a Slave to Fear // Student Testimony

This year at WorshipU On Campus, we met Roderick, a student who was completely open to what the Lord wanted to do in his heart. Watch this video to hear his story of hope and joy, and be inspired to fully walk in your...

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Without Words: Synesthesia Album Release

Bethel Music has released amidst acclaim its second, all instrumental, full-length album, Without Words: Synesthesia. This album features well-known songs, such as “It is Well,” “You Make Me Brave,” “Over My Head,” “T...

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The Process of Growing in Identity Apart From Your Gift

Peter Mattis is a well-traveled worship leader, artist, and pastor at Bethel Church that leads the Worship Rooms, missions trips, and is a Revival Group pastor at WorshipU On Campus. Peter shares from his personal jo...

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Come Alive

What makes you come alive in worship? In His presence? What ways does he move and speak? How do these encounters breathe life into everyday?

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The Sound of Our Worship Shapes the Reality of Our World

Jerry Aaronson is an electronics tech for Bethel Church and Bethel TV as well as founder of the Bethel Inventor’s Group. He is a dynamic speaker and an instructor at this year’s WorshipU On Campus. With a passion fo...

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Worshipping In Spirit and Truth

Chris Cruz is a pastor at Bethel Church and blogger that focuses on making heaven and earth one. Chris will be a revival group pastor at this year’s WorshipU On Campus event and offers unique, passion-filled perspecti...

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Spontaneous Worship: An Overflow of Adoration to God, and His Heart Toward Us

Like all worship, spontaneous song is sincere adoration unto God, flowing from a noble heart toward Him. Here we offer insights to spontaneous and prophetic worship. Be sure to enjoy this video of Steffany Gretzinge...

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Member Highlight: A Testimony of Worshipping Through Her Trials

Worship is incredibly raw and beautiful because it is a true reflection of our humanity and His greatness and how we interact together. The psalms are filled with complex emotions of awe, seeking justice, love, overc...

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Claiming Our Adopted Inheritance

In understanding our identity as sons and daughters of God, there is a historical context to adoption that can propel us deeper into our revelation of who we are as worshippers. When we read a verse like Romans 8:15,...

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Integrity Sustains Favor

Favor is providence; divine momentum towards the things that we are meant to do. Favor is the smile of God as He opens doors, breaks down walls, and places us in greater spheres of influence. Integrity is the stoutne...

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His Invisible Qualities - Worship Photo Essay

Stephen Hart is a graphic designer, typographer, photographer, and artist who founded The Worship Project, a platform for worship to be displayed through visual art. In this photo essay, Stephen draws from Romans 1:2...

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"Be Brave or Fall Apart"

Most of us can recall certain songs that have resonated with our spirits and created a soundtrack to the passing moments of our lives. Whether we are celebrating the victorious seasons or in need of a little inspirati...

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Passion for Jesus Unites Us All - Gabriel Wilson

Raised in the beautiful dynamic of a spirit-filled church next to a homeless shelter, Gabriel Wilson learned early on how to lead people in worship. It was in this swirling blend of passionate and sometimes misunderst...

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Member Highlight: Leigh's Story of Creating the Album "Bone by Bone"

As a student of WorshipU online since 2013 and also attending on campus in 2014, Leigh Patching’s worship band, The Bright Expression, recently released their debut album “Bone by Bone” (available on iTunes here). Rea...

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Serving the Senior Pastor: Paul Baloche

In this video, Paul Baloche shares his experience of serving at the same church in Lindale, Texas for over 23 years under four different Senior Pastors. Paul talks about learning to work with pastors who have differen...

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We Will Not Be Shaken

On a mountaintop north of Redding, California, the Bethel Music community gathered for an unforgettable evening of worship. The resulting live album and film portray breath-taking visuals and resound with hope.

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Hearing From God | Jenn Johnson

In this video, worship leader, Jenn Johnson, shares her experience of growing in relationship with God. Learning at a young age that the Lord speaks to us, Jenn describes her journey of learning not just to hear, but ...

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Worship: Where We've Come From and Where We Are Going

If you’ve been listening to worship music over the past twenty years, you can agree that church music has been an ever-growing work in progress. Whether you were saved during the Jesus movement, were one of the first ...

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Thanks Again! 7 Great Ways to Get (and Stay) Thankful

Whether you're having trouble maintaining a consistently thankful attitude…or you'd just like to be more thankful…we have a few tips that will greatly increase the level of gratitude in your life.

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The Power of Worship and Praise

Sometimes life puts us in situations where hope is hard to find. Though we know tragedy and dire circumstances are not God’s ultimate will for our lives, most, if not all of us, will face trials at some point in our j...

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Praise - The Most Powerful Weapon

Praise is a powerful weapon, more so than you may even realize. It has the uncanny ability to bring encouragement, breakthrough and encounters with the Holy Spirit, simultaneously strengthening us to overcome fear and...

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Sight and Sound: Encountering God Through the Visual Arts

Wouldn’t it be amazing if there were no limits on how we worshiped? What if the church wasn’t limited to worship through just music and sound? What if we expanded beyond what we hear and moved into the visual arts? Wh...

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Process, Revelation, and Growth - Steffany Gretzinger

In the entirety of our lives, we live for revelation and understanding - the result of process “completion”. But first, we must work through the layers of our lives to find healing and our desire for growth; to allow ...

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Raising Up the Tabernacle of David

One of God’s greatest promises addressed to the worshipping community is found in Amos 9:11: “In that day will I raise up the tabernacle of David that is fallen, and close up the breaches thereof; and I will raise up ...

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What Does It Take to be a Worship Leader?

Have you ever wondered if you really have what takes to be a worship leader? In a church culture full of sparkling lights and polished performances, simply finding a place to grow can seem like a sizable task. What qu...

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4 Reasons Identity Wins

Does what you do define who you are? Does who you are determine what you do? And in the end, does it really matter? Yes, it absolutely matters.

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Spontaneous vs Prophetic Worship - Brian Johnson

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Words Create Worlds

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Desiring His Presence Above All Else

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7 Core Values to Live By

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Creating a Culture of Worship – Jeremy Riddle

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Merry Christmas

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