100 Brenton Brown
EPISODE 100! We can’t believe the journey of The Table has brought us to episode 100. We are so excited to welcome the one and only Brenton Brown to join us as we celebrate. In our conversation with Brenton we learn more about his life leading up to becoming a songwriter and worship leader as well as the story behind one song that might surprise you. Join us for episode 100 and as we chat with the guy behind the songs such as Everlasting God, All Who are Thirsty, Hosanna (Praise is Rising), and Our God Saves.
099 Mentor Chat
As we wrap up another month on The Table we join the team in the monthly Mentor Chat. Join Jason Squires, Amber Peairs, Grant Norsworthy, and Tim Tibbles as they talk about the importance of the worship and tech team relationship. You won’t want to miss what is said while answering “Why is a sound check protocol important?
098 Kent Morris
Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Kent Morris. Kent is the Live Sound Marketing Manager at Sweetwater, he is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Mobile, and he is on staff at First Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA. Kent wears a lot of different hats but one thing is for sure; he is sound tech at heart and by trade. Kent serves worship leaders and teams sharing the wisdom he has gained over the course of his ministry. You aren’t going to want to miss this episode as they talk about the worship leader and tech team relationship.
097 David Pfaltzgraff
Join Jason Squires as he sits down with David Pfaltzgraff from Sunday Sounds and they continue this month’s topic of the worship leader and tech team relationship. David and Jason talk about why it is important to have team cohesion. We are all working towards the same goal to point people to Jesus and get out of the way. Learn more about Sunday Sounds at www.sundaysounds.com.
096 Matt Kees
This month on The Table we are talking about the worship leader and tech team relationship. On this episode Jason Squires sits down with Matt Kees. Matt is the Minister of Media at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Tacoma, WA as well as leads the Christian Musician Summit conference every year in the Northwest. Join these guys as they talk about how to handle the tech team structure and the creativity of the worship leader when it brings up issues.
095 Mentor Chat
As we wrap up this month on The Table join Jason Squires, Brian Taylor, Grant Norsworthy, and Darnisha Taylor as they talk about conflict. What’s the difference between a blowup and a melt down? Before you respond to conflict how are you prepared to address it? We always end the podcast with a food question. Speaking of conflict, stick around to the end to find out what Jason said to make Brian dry heave a little. Welcome to The Table!
094 Molly Smith
This week on the Table Jason Squires is joined by his good friend Molly Smith. Molly is an experienced leader who has studied leadership. She has worked in higher education leading teams of admission counselors at universities. In this episode Jason and Molly break down conflict between people, the themes that arise, and how to navigate it. Molly is a self proclaimed perpetual learner always wanting to better understand the people around her.
093 Red Letter Society
This month on The Table we are talking about conflict and how to manage it. Red Letter Society is a group of worship leaders from Virginia who write songs together. Join Jason Squires as he sits down with them to talk about conflict in the creative process. CLICK HERE to learn more about Red Letter Society.
092 Tyler Richardson
Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Tyler Richardson! Tyler is a worship leader, artist, and songwriter. He has traveled leading worship for the past 20 years and now resides in Redding, CA with his wife Kennedy. They are involved with the Bethel School of Worship. Jason and Tyler talk about conflict. It’s not a glamorous topic but having the tools to handle it is very important. Join these guys as they talk about how to create an atmosphere where people feel value and respect.
091 Mentor Chat
Join the Jason Squires, Michael Bahn, Joe Horness, and Grant Norsworthy as they wrap up another month of discussions. This month we are talking about leading worship in different types of places and the preparation it takes to be ready for it. Join these guys as they share some interesting places they have led worship.
090 Amber Peairs
089 Jonas Woods
087 Jim Daneker
086 Mentor Chat
085 Brian Tabor
084 Alex Enfiedjian
Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Alex Enfiedjian from Worship Ministry Training to continue this month’s topic on stage presence and transitions. In this episode they talk about what to do when your mind goes blank and how to prepare what you will be saying on stage. You won’t want to miss this episode. CLICK HERE for free resources available here
083 Randy Sherwood
It is a new month which means a new topic! Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Randy Sherwood to talk about stage transitions. Randy is the Lead Pastor of SouthHills Church in Eagle, ID. Randy and Jason talk about why it is important to be intentional with church.
082 Mentor Chat
As we wrap up another month, join the mentor team as then dialogue about training and identifying future leaders. This month Jason Squires, Darnisha Taylor, Joe Horness, Jason Harris, and Andy Baker sit down and focus on the why and the how. Why is it important to train future leaders and how do I create space for them to rise up?
081 Andrea Olson
This week as we continue our topic on identifying and training future leaders. Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Andrea Olson from Overflow Worship. Andrea is worship leader, songwriter, and coach. She has dedicated her life to help train leaders to be better. Join Jason and Andrea as they talk about how you as a leader should equip yourself so you can train others.
080 John Chilcote
This month we are talking about identifying and training up future leaders. Join Jason Squires as he sits down with John Chilcote. John is a Worship Professor at Cedarville University in Cedarville, OH. John has devoted his life to training the next generation of worship leaders as they enter into college. You won’t want to miss this chat as these two talk about why it is important to help young worship leaders grow.
079 Savannah Crabbe
Welcome to a new month! We are following up our conversation about onboarding volunteers with a conversation about identifying and training future leaders. Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Savannah Crabbe to chat about what it means to train up the next generation of worship leaders. Savannah works in a prosthetics office by day and is a songwriter and worship leader by night. This conversation is bound to make you laugh, think, and ponder what it means to lead.
078 Mentor Chat
As we wrap up another month join the Mentor Team at The Table as they talk about volunteers. Taking care of people, onboarding them well, and supporting them is harder than it sounds. Join Jason Squires, Amber Peairs, Grant Norsworthy, Andy Baker, Joe Horness, and Michael Bahn as they discuss ways to help this process. This is a bit of a longer episode but the conversation has so much in it! Take notes and join us as we chat through loving your people well.
077 Jason Harris
On this week’s episode of The Table we get to hear from a familiar voice. Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Jason Harris to continue this month’s discussion about volunteers in the church. How do you onboard new volunteers? How do you care for your leaders so they want to stay? Why is in important to raise the bar of excellence? Jason is the Senior Director of Worship and Production at Browncroft Community Church in Rochester, NY.
076 Peter Neumann
We welcome back a guest from Season 1 on this episode. Join Jason Squires as he sits down with his good friend Peter Neumann. Peter is the Worship Pastor at Creekside Church in Elk Grove, CA which is a suburb of Sacramento. Jason sits down with Peter to talk about volunteers, the onboarding process, and how to create an atmosphere that people want to serve in.
075 Tiffany Johnson
Welcome to a new month at The Table! This month we are talking about the onboarding process of volunteers. What are some things you need to think about as you bring people into serving on worship team? It is our job as worship leaders to filter who is involved. Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Tiffany Johnson to talk about her process. Tiffany is the Executive Director of Worship at University Covenant Church in Davis, CA.
074 Mentor Chat Bonus
Join the Mentor Chat as they continue last weeks conversation about maintaining creativity in your ministry. Sit down with Jason Squires, Jason Harris, Grant Norsworthy, and Tim Tibbles as they discuss building worship sets and knowing why you are choosing certain songs.
073 Mentor Chat
Welcome to the May Mentor Chat episode. Join Jason Squires, Grant Norsworthy, Tim Tibbles, and Joe Horness as they talk about creativity in ministry. It is easy to get stuck in a rut and just check the box that we did church. Join us in the episode as these guys talk about how to not let that happen. It is a longer episode. The conversation was so full that it was too good to edit down. Come join us for an extended conversation!
072 Jeff Eberhardt
Join Jason Squires this week as he sits down with Jeff Eberhardt to talk about maintaining creativity while developing this environment around you on Sunday morning. What does the coffee taste like? How do the bulletins feel? Are people entering a space conducive to meeting Jesus? Jeff is the Director of Creative Arts at Bridgeway Church in Roseville, CA.
071 Nate Sabin
This week on The Table Jason Squires sits down with Nate Sabin to talk about how to manage your creativity and why creating is important. Nate is the Music Pastor at Grace Place in St. Paul, MN.
070 Brian Doerksen
Jason Squires had the privilege to sit down with Brian Doerksen to launch a new topic for this month! We are talking about maintaining and building creativity in yourself and your ministry. Brian is a songwriter residing in Abbotsford, BC. He is a worship leader and a mentor with the passion to see other creatives succeed. Brian has launched a new program called Unlocking Your Songs. You can learn more about that at www.unlockingyoursongs.com. You can also learn more about Brian at www.briandoerksen.com.
069 Mentor Chat
As we wrap up this month on The Table we are joined by 2 Jasons and a Michael! Join Jason Squires, Jason Harris, and Michael Bahn as they discuss what it means to be a creative on a staff of non creatives. There is a lot to unpack as they discuss communication and how it is vital as a creative to make sure you are communicating well with your team.
068 Chris Voigt
This week join Jason Squires as he sits down with Chris Voigt. Chris has been on staff at Dayspring Fellowship in Keizer, OR since 2000. In 2017 he added Lead Pastor to his title. Join Jason and Chris as they continue our conversation on being a creative surrounded by non creatives. Chris has a unique perspective while wearing both hats. In this episode Jason asks what the conversation would be like Lead Pastor Chris and Worship Pastor Chris could dialogue. You aren’t going to want to miss his answer! Learn more about the Worship Northwest conference at www.worshipnorthwest.com that happens annually at this church.
067 Brian Taylor
We are excited to welcome back a familiar voice to the podcast! This week join Jason Squires as he sits down with Brian Taylor. Brian was with us for episode 48 in Season 1. Brian is the VP of Worship and Creative Arts for Slingshot Group as well as he and his wife Lauren are on staff at Covenant Church in Texas as Worship and Creative Arts Pastors. In this episode Brian breaks down how to be a creative in a room full of non creatives. Join Jason and Brian as they talk about creatives, recliners in the movie theatre, and what it means to steward innovation.
066 Rich Kirkpatrick
It is a new month which means we have a new topic! This month we are talking about being a creative on a staff of non-creatives. How do you have conversations and share ideas with people who don’t understand where you are coming from? Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Rich Kirkpatrick. Rich brings his experience and research about creativity to this conversation. Rich has written two books. He most recently released a book called “MindBlown: Unlocking your Creative Genius by Bridging Science and Magic.”
065 Michael Santucci
It is the first bonus episode of Season 2. Every time there is a 5th week in the month, we bring you a topic that is outside of our regular rhythm. This month we are joined by an Audiologist named Dr. Michael Santucci. Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Dr. Santucci and they talk about how prevalent ear injury is in the music industry and what you can do to make sure you can hear the music you are playing for generations to come. Dr. Santucci developed a revolutionary In Ear product that has microphones on the ear buds allowing you to hear the room. Learn more about the 3DME’s at https://asiaudio.com/.
064 Mentor Chat
This month we had a big table full of great people. Join Jason Squires, Grant Norsworthy, Michael Bahn, Jason Harris, Joe Horness, and Tim Tibbles as they talk about making decisions as a leader that are right for your context. There are so many things thrown at you, how do you navigate it all?
063 Christian Nuckels
Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Christian Nuckels to talk about making the right decisions to drive the culture at your church. It is hard navigating who has freedom to speak into your life and who its okay to ignore. Join these guys as they talk this at The Table. Christian is the Worship Pastor at Battle Creek Church in Owasso, OK. Battle Creek is a multi-site church around the Tulsa, OK area.
062 Doug Gould
This week we are continuing the discussion on making the right choice for your context. Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Doug Gould from WorshipMD. Jason and Doug talk about the questions you should ask when upgrading your sound system. How do you know what is the right system for your context? Do you need the latest thing or is it practical for you?
061 Jason Houtsma
Two Jason’s hanging out at the Table! Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Jason Houtsma from Worship Artistry. We are in a new month which means a new topic. This month we are talking about making the right decisions for your context. What is right for you might not be right for someone else. Join these guys as they talk about song choice and band arrangements at church. Check out www.worshipartistry.com to for more information!
060 Mentor Chat
Join Jason Squires, Tim Tibbles, Grant Norsworthy, and Jason Harris in this month’s mentor chat! The mentor team is a group of worship leaders that wrap up each month’s topic. This month we are chatting about spiritual health on your team. In this episode, the team talks about keeping yourself in a place spiritually to be able to lead your team.
059 Tim Tibbles
Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Tim Tibbles. Tim is the Creative Arts Minister at First Christian Church of Owasso, OK. In this episode Tim and Jason talk about keeping Jesus in the worship planning process, how to know if you’re in a rut, and an important philosophy regarding tacos!
058 Todd Fields
Join Jason Squires this week as he sits down with Todd Fields. Todd was on staff at North Point Church in Atlanta, GA for over 20 years. Now Todd runs a ministry called Worship Circle mentoring worship leaders all over the globe. Join this conversation as Jason and Todd continue this month’s topic on leading your team spiritually. You can find out more about Worship Circle by visiting www.worshipcircle.com.
057 Jenni McGrew
Welcome to a new month at The Table. This month we are talking about how to give your team spiritual direction. This week join Jason Squires as he sits down with Jenni McGrew. Jenni is the leader of the Worship Leader’s Collective as well as she and her husband Jake lead Hope City Church in Abbotsford, BC.
056 Mentor Chat
Join us for the first mentor chat of Season 2. Sit down with Jason Squires, Joe Horness, Grant Norsworthy, Michael Bahn, and Jason Harris as they talk about worship. This month we are answering the question “What is Worship?”. As always we end our conversations with a food question. What was your first meal of 2023?
055 Jamie Lawerence
Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Jamie Lawerence from Campbellsville University in Kentucky. Jamie is the Executive Director of Ministry and Outreach. In this podcast Jason and Jamie talk about this month’s topic “What is Worship?” from the perspective of how college students look at it. Jamie has worked with youth, college, and adults so he brings a great perspective to this conversation.
054 Amber Peairs
This month we are chatting about “What is Worship?”. This week we invite you to you join Jason Squires as he sits down with Amber Rhoads Peairs from Gateway Church in Dallas, TX. In this episode Jason and Amber discuss what it means to foster a heart for worship within yourself and your team. You aren’t going to want to miss how Amber answers the question “What is worship?”
053 Grant Norsworthy
Welcome to Season 2! We are launching into a new season with a familiar voice. We wanted to tackle the question “What is worship?” Join Jason Squires and Grant Norsworthy as they talk about what the word worship means. Grant leads an organization called More than Music Mentor. You can find out more about Grant HERE.
Rory Noland 052
There is nobody quite like Rory Noland. Rory started us off this year with our very first episode and he is helping us wrap up the year with the final episode of Season 1. Join Jason Squires as he sits down with Rory to talk about some strategies in the week between Christmas and New Years to help end 2022 well as well as launch into 2023. We just finished a crazy season and we want to rest and start the next year well.
Mentor Chat 051
Join Jason Squires, Jason Harris, Grant Norsworthy, and Joe Horness as they wrap up the season 1 mentor chat with some encouraging words. In this final mentor chat of 2022, these guys share about what it means to reset into a new year and think about goals for 2023.
Heather Penny 050
Join Jason Squires as he sits down with his good friend Dr. Heather Penny. Heather was on the podcast earlier this year and we wanted to bring her back to help us close out the year. In this episode Jason and Heather talk about things you should be thinking about as you go through December and look to 2023. We know your time is limited in December so we are intentionally running shorter episodes. May this episode be a source of encouragement for you.
Andy Chrisman 045
It’s December and we all know what that means for people in worship ministry. Extra rehearsals, Christmas parties, and planning meetings. Songs have more chords in them and there are expectations as to what the service looks like. This month we want to be a mid week encouragement to you. We have shortened the episodes and brought back guests from the year to simply share some words of encouragement. This week’s episode join Andy Chrisman and Jason Squires as they talk about something really exciting Andy launched with some friends as well as how to help your voice last through the season.
Brian Taylor 048
As we wrap up our month on team expectations, join Jason Squires and Brian Taylor as they talk about how communicating your expectations lines up with advancing your mission and vision for your ministry. Brian is the VP of Experience Staffing and Coaching for Slingshot Group. You can learn more about Slingshot Group at https://slingshotgroup.org.
Mentor Chat 047
In this month’s Mentor Chat you are joined by Jason Squires, Grant Norsworthy, Michael Bahn, and Joe Horness. These guys continue our month long dialogue on expectations. Join them as they breakdown what the word expectation means as well as how to decipher the difference between common sense and what needs to be communicated.
Chris Clayton 046
Alex Enfiedjian 045
This week Jason Squires got to sit down with Alex Enfiedjian from Worship Ministry Training to continue the discussion on setting expectations for your team. It takes work to maintain clarity but as the leader, our job is to make sure the team knows what to expect. Nobody thrives with unspoken expectations. Join Jason and Alex at the table as they have this discussion.
A new month means a new topic! We are talking about setting the expectations for your team. Join Jason Squires and Jason Harris as they start the month off by tackling this topic. Jason Harris is a friend of the podcast. You have heard him on many of the Mentor Chat episodes. He is the Senior Director of Worship and Production at Browncroft Community Church in Rochester, NY. Join these guys as they talk through what it means to clearly communicate what you expect from your team.
Erik Smallwood 042
Cody Cannon 041
Kevin Huntsinger 040
Mentor Team 039
Brett Perkins 038
Jason Kichline 037
Nate Scott 036
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Mentor Team 034
Jared Anderson 033
Manuel Luz 032
Brandon Bee 031
Mentor Team 030
Brandon Yip 029
Jeff Sandstrom 028
Karinne Patel & Sheri Gould 027
Heather Penny 026
Mentor Team 025
Jonas Woods 024
Matt Skinner 023
Allen Gallaway & Justin Miller 022
Mentor Team 021
Chris Sonksen 020
Joe Horness 019
Tommy Walker 018
Mentor Team 017
Jenni McGrew 016
Michael Bahn 015
Daryl Black 014
Kacee Squires 013
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Darnisha Taylor & David Prince 011
Ryan Dahl 010
Aaron Stewart 009
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Peter Neumann 007
Check out more from Peter at http://PeterNeumannMusic.com