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Which Keyboard is Right for Me? by Steve Young     As a keyboard player, I’ve been asked this question many times over the years.  Having been asked yet again this week, I’ve decided to put together some thoughts regarding how to choose the right keyboard for you.  The landscape of available options has never […]


We asked Joel Endicott to do a follow-up on using Apple’s MainStage.  He went above-and-beyond by creating a video tutorial that explores all of the basics for using MainStage in worship.  


Why I Use MainStage Instead of a Synth by Joel Endicott   As a keyboard player, the sounds I use are very important to me, as well as how easily I can control them during a worship service.  Today’s modern keyboard synthesizers are incredibly powerful and sound fantastic.  So why do I use a $29.99 […]


by Matthew Von Doran I once read an article in Guitar Player Magazine about guitarist Larry Carlton where Joni Mitchell was quoted as saying to him, “I like how you edit your playing.”  If you listen to Larry’s playing on Joni’s ‘Court & Spark’ album, you’ll notice how sparse & tasteful his parts truly are. He has […]


Our friend, Stephen Brewster, is Creative Arts Pastor at Cross Point Church in Nashville, TN.  He recently posted this on his own blog.  I found this to be extremely challenging.  Stephen was kind enough to allow us to make his post available here.   Creativity is a muscle. When we work it out, it gets stronger and […]

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Part of what makes up WALI’s identity are three core areas that we embrace, champion and nurture.  These are our 3 Cores.  This post is designed to give a brief overview of the 3rd core area: Practical Skills, and goes along with our other posts on core 1 & 2.  Core 3: Practical Skills refers to singing, playing an instrument, running sound, creating graphic files […]