What not to do with worship props

Anyone who has taught worship dance to children has experienced one of these challenges:

  • Children using their streamers as swords
  • A child pouting because they did not get the flag/streamer of their choice
  • A child getting hit in the head by the flag pole of another child who is unaware

I have a section in my online class Teaching Worship Dance to Children entitled Using Props with a Purpose. In it, I give suggestions for teaching children how and why to use props in such a way that they are tools for ministry and not toys. It’s a helpful section to head off the problems listed above before they happen or how to use them as teachable moments if they do.

using flags in worship wiselyBut there is a much greater error we can make when using props in worship dance than any of those that the children commonly make. It’s a mistake any one of us is vulnerable to make if we are not careful, and, ┬áit can even be a life or death issue.

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Dance the Psalms

worship dance to psalm
Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised.

Do you need inspiration for a praise dance? Try going to the scriptures.

Below is a praise dance the Lord enabled me to choreograph to Psalm 145. Here’s what I loved about choreographing to this Psalm: Continue reading “Dance the Psalms”