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A private network of Worship Leaders from around the world.

Mere Worship

Leading through cultural upheaval is uncharted for all of us. Let's do it together.

What is Mere Worship?

100+ teaching videos, forums, groups and new friends—outside of the chaos of Facebook.

For the last 20 years, 10KFAM Worship School and Aaron Keyes have brought together Worship Leaders from around the world—walking with them for 18 months at a time, discipling them via Zoom, and strategically developing their church cultures from afar. This is different.

This platform of Mere Worship now allows our “living room” to be larger and more inclusive than ever before. No one is restricted by travel or cost, and new connections can form more easily than ever before.

We know how textured and nuanced things can be from one place to the next, from one season to the next, and from one leader to the next. Let’s hop in here together to brainstorm, learn from one another, and lead through these challenging times without burning ourselves out (or blowing our churches up in the process).

Many of the video modules also include teaching or stage notes to help you easily translate the content into your own context – to teach it to your team yourself, or incorporate practical skills into your leadership from stage.

Recent Articles from our Team

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Q: How do I pick songs for a specific passage of scripture my pastor is speaking on?

06.03.2022

A: I’ll never understand a worship set that has nothing to do with the accompanying sermon. It is such a wasted opportunity when we arbitrarily pick songs that people may like yet don’t serve to orient us towards where the pastor is about to take us, or don’t pick up from where the sermon lands […]

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Q: Should I talk between songs?

06.03.2022

A: Look at the Psalms. Some of them have superscriptions before verse 1. Some don’t. Some have built-in interjections like, “Selah.” I like this because, sometimes, the last thing you need to hear, as a worshiper, is someone talking. But sometimes, it’s exactly what you most need. How do you know when’s which? As a […]

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Q: What are some great, scriptural upbeat songs to kick worship services off with?

06.04.2020

A: Here are some of my favorite openers that I’ve used consistently over the years. I’d love to hear your additions! There is a Savior (Aaron Williams) Awesome is He (Luke & Anna Hellebronth) Creed (Rich Mullins) Make a Way (Jon Egan) Everlasting Joy (Jon Egan) Only King Forever (Elevation) Call Upon the Lord (Elevation) […]

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Garageband for Songwriters – Part Two

03.02.2020

Welcome to Part Two of our series on Garageband for songwriters. In Part One, we went over how to get set up and start recording. Here, we will discuss basic editing and mixing that can be done in Garageband to make basic tracks sound great. To reiterate, the goal is to get your music heard, […]

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Garageband for Songwriters – Part One

01.08.2020

Garageband, whether you like it or not, has ushered in thousands of new songwriters, producers, composers, and all-around musicians. Apple is probably surprised at how predominant it has become for both amateur and professionals. It is incredibly useful and with each new version, becomes more and more intricate. It can be used as a quick […]

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Ten Ways to be a Better Worship Leader

07.11.2019

LEAD BY EXAMPLE. It’s a bit cliche, but only because it’s true. Worship band leaders should always be considering how their actions and attitudes affect (and reflect) the band. Always show up on time, have your instrument and gear tuned and ready, know the songs, and have chord charts ready. Whatever it is your band […]

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