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Chris Vacher

11 Podcast Episodes

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How To Be A Better Leader w/ Chris Vacher

Worship Ministry Training Podcast (For Worship Leaders)

Most of us were put in charge of our ministries because we were good at music. Now we have to figure out how to be leaders!  What is leadership at its essence? What does a good leader do? What are some common mistakes new leaders make? We talk about all of that and more in this month’s episode!  Enjoy! And remember, being a worship leader is more about leadership than musicianship! Check Out The Brand New Worship Leader Training Courses! Use Promo Code WMTpodcast for 25% off! ALSO SEE: Executive / Organizational Leadership (Unreleased Episode)Forming and Leading Creative Teams That Produce w/ Chris Vacher chrisvacher.com   FOLLOW US! TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, or FACEBOOK


1 Feb 2021

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What are leading churches doing for weekend programming this fall? Roundtable discussion with Ben Stapley, Chris Vacher & Brian Tome.

unSeminary Podcast

How committed are we really to forging the future rather than preserving the past? Today we’ve got another special episode of the unSeminary podcast where we sit down with three fantastic church leaders from around North America—Ben Stapley, Chris Vacher and Brian Tome—and ask them some questions about the future that is the Fall 2020. […]


26 Aug 2020

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Episode 0004 - Chris Vacher on Leading with Heart and Hand, His Role at Sanctus, and Celebrating Character

FOUR12 Canada Podcast

Welcome to Episode 4 of the FOUR12 Canada PodcastListen to and access the show notes here or search for FOUR12 Canada Podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google or wherever you get your podcasts and listen for free. Chris is the Executive Pastor of Sites and Services at Sanctus Church.  On staff for 5 years and in his role now spends his time overseeing everything multisite strategy and philosophy and how that plays out in a day to day reality. In this episode, we chat about how to lead with heart and hand, the uniqueness of his role at Sanctus and how to celebrate the character on your team.  Connect with Chris WEBSITE | EMAIL | INSTAGRAM Links from the Podcast Worship Team Bible Study Sanctus Church Quote on Character  "There is no cramming for a test of character. It always comes as a pop quiz." - Andy Stanley  PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS What do I bring on a Sunday? How has God wired me? Know that the best thing I bring is who I am, not my abilities  Celebrate who people are, not what they do Let them know you care about them as a person Role is not just as a musician, but as a person Build a foundation by having a character conversation right at the audition  Ask how do they use their spiritual gifts?   Pray Colossians 3 church John 4 worship Psalm 78 leaders vs 72; upright heart and skillful hand  Ways to celebrate character Heartsy Awards are a fun way to celebrate good character  Just start! If you’re thinking about writing songs, just get started and commit to it It may take 100 songs before you get a good one but don’t give up!  Shared ownership Be clear in where you are headed and what a win looks like Serve your team so they have everything they need to succeed Work at catching people winning Remember to have fun Thanks for listening! We hope this episode has equipped you for greater influence through serving. We don’t want you to miss a single episode so if you haven’t done so already, subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen to podcasts. Help us reach more people by writing a review for the podcast! The FOUR12 Canada podcast is a ministry of Faith Baptist Church in Huntsville Ontario. Explore everything FOUR12 Canada at four12.ca. Thanks for spending some time with us. See you next time! Up Next Season 1 Episode 5: Jeremy Best on the Anatomy of a Wave, Using Your Gifts and Passions to Meet Kids Where They Are at, and Thinking Long-Term Maximizes Your Impact


13 Dec 2019

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Forming and Leading Creative Teams w/ Chris Vacher

Worship Ministry Training Podcast (For Worship Leaders)

Imagine a video team, a worship team, a photography team, a design team, a songwriting team, and a web and social media team all working together as one unit!  Sound like a dream?  It's possible and Chris Vacher from C4 Church has done it. As worship leaders, we want our churches to be creatively excellent for the glory of God. But how do we get all these teams to work together? What if we don't even have any of these teams? Where would we start?  In this episode, Chris shares how to form new creative teams, where to find the right people, how to set creative vision, keep the teams working together, and actually produce great creative content on a regular basis. Whether you’re a solo worship leader in charge of this year’s Christmas program, or you're wanting to start a songwriting team, or you're in charge of all the creative elements for your worship services, this episode will help you and your church produce better, more cohesive creative content! SEE ALSO: What Good Worship Leaders Focus On Between Sundays w/ Chris Vacher Starting a Songwriting Ministry For Your Church w/ Andi Rozier   I'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU!  EMAIL ME your thoughts on this episode or ASK A QUESTION that you’d like us to answer on a future episode by calling +1-831-607-WLT1 Say hi on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, or FACEBOOK SHARE: EMAIL TO A FRIEND TWEET THIS EPISODE SHARE THIS EPISODE ON FACEBOOK Our Sponsor This Month – Planning Center Planning Center is the ultimate tool for scheduling teams, planning worship services, selecting song sets, communicating with team members, hosting chord charts and mp3's and so much more!  Sign up and get 30 days free at planning.center Enjoy the podcast? Help us out by leaving us a review on iTunes!


1 Feb 2019

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Episode 012: Chris Vacher on Why/How to Develop Songwriting in the Local Church

Word Made Digital

-Artists and the Pressure Principal: creating pressure and release in your team-Heartsy awards- heart and hand- 52 Sundays Devotional- worship team bible study- Songwriting as discipleship, how and why writing in teams, how to build a collaboration in your church or region to find and develop songwriters for your local church to tell what God is doing- What do you do with success? Or when people leave because they became "successful"?Chris: @chris.vacher and www.chrisvacher.comJoanna: @joannalafleur and www.joannalafleur.com


7 Jan 2019

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CCLP 004 | Chris Vacher: On Using Creativity To Reach People

Canadian Church Leaders Podcast

The Canadian Church Leader's Podcast is designed to help Canadian church leaders reach people. Hosted by Carey Nieuwhof, the podcast is by Canadians, for Canadians, focused on ministry in the post-modern, post-Christian nation of Canada.  (But naturally, because we're Canadians, anyone can listen.)

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8 Mar 2017

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Episode 26 - Finally Meeting @chrisfromcanada with Chris Vacher of C4 Church

The MCS Mastercast

In this edition of the Mastercast, Chris skypes with Chris Vacher, Creative Arts Pastor of C4 Church in Ajax, ON to talk about the Blue Jays, how to be comfortable in one's own skin as a leader, commitment to the local church, lessons while leading and some really cool baseball analogies. The Chris' also laugh a lot together!Enjoyed this episode? Leave and review and subscribe to the 'cast!It's almost Christmas. It's getting colder outside. It's getting hard to believe the Jays will make the playoffs next year cause of what the Red Sox are doing. It's the Mastercast!


7 Dec 2016

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What Good Worship Leaders Focus On Between Sundays w/ Chris Vacher

Worship Ministry Training Podcast (For Worship Leaders)

Being an effective worship leader involves SO much more than just leading songs on Sunday mornings. Today we talk to Chris Vacher, award-winning blogger and Creative Arts Pastor at C4 Church, about what it takes to be a great worship leader when OFF the platform. The other parts of the job, like pastoring your team, keeping your walk with Jesus authentic, constantly learning, and making sure you are caring for your own family. Enjoy the wisdom from Chris as he gives us some things to focus on (and work on) in between Sundays. Make sure to keep up with Chris online by using the links below.  Chris on Twitter: @chrisfromcanadaChris' Blog: www.chrisfromcanada.com Direct DownloadLink to iTunes Being on the stage is an important part of what we do, but it's HARDLY the main thing we do. -Tweet That! 4 things effective worship leaders do between Sundays: private worship, pastor people, grow/learn, & enjoy family -Tweet That! 


3 Feb 2016

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035 - Worship Songs + Church Media = ? with Chris Vacher

The Ask Brady Show

http://prochurchtools.com/035 - Are acoustic driven worship bands on the way out? What's the relationship between church media & worship songs? Chris Vacher, a Creative Arts Pastor and worship leader veteran, joins me on the Pro Church Podcast. Chris shares his thoughts on the link between church media and Sunday morning worship.


18 Nov 2014

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Worship Ministry Catalyst Podcast – Episode 0078 – Interview with Chris Vacher of Worship Rises (Part 2 of 2)

Worship Ministry Catalyst

There’s only one way to describe this podcast – AWESOME! Seriously. And it has nothing to do with us, and everything to do with Chris Vacher of Worship Rises. In this episode, we get to know Chris, some of his background and get into talking about the Worship Rises movement that is taking place in Canada. You can follow Chris on twitter (@chrisfromcanada) and follow worship rises on twitter as well (@worshiprises). If you missed last week’s episode you’ll want to go check it our here.If you’re a faithful listener to the worship ministry catalyst podcast, we would love to hear from you and we’d also love it if you’d take the time to share us with your friends and other worship leaders you know.Whether you’re new or have been listening for quite some time, we would love to hear form you! Connect with us on twitter (@wmcatalyst) and facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Worship-Ministry-Catalyst/142395799134634.)If you have some insight to offer on this topic, we’d love to hear from you. One of the ways you can do that is to join our growing network of Worship Leaders. Click here to add your info to our directory of worship leaders. You can join in the conversation by filling out the contact form, or sending an email todavid@worshipministrycatalyst.com or kevin@worshipministrycatalyst.comYou may also want to become a fan of our page on facebook! Click here to like us. We need your help being liked. Help!Don’t forget you can subscribe to our podcast through iTunes as well.


19 Oct 2010