Retreat Details

At a Heart of the Artist Retreat, we explore a wide range of topics relevant to any worship team or arts ministry. All those involved in worship arts are welcome: musicians, singers, choir, production team, visual artists, etc. Especially geared to the average volunteer, the overall goal of the retreat is to help your team connect with God and with each other.

What do I need to do to host a retreat?

All you have to do is book the dates (see “Booking Information” below), reserve a facility (e.g. your church, local retreat center, conference facility, or hotel, and get your team there.

Typical Schedule for a Heart of the Artist Retreat*

Friday Night

7:00 Session #1: Character Still Matters

9:00 Dismiss


9:00 Worship

9:15 Session #2: Artistic Temperament: Friend or Foe?

10:00 Break

10:15 Session #3: Excellence vs. Perfectionism

11:15 Break

11:30 Session #4: How to Resolve Relational Conflict

12:15 Lunch

1:15 Worship

1:30 Session #5: How to Grow as a Private Worshiper

2:30 Q&A

3:00 Dismiss

*The above schedule and topics are suggestions, subject to change, and can be adjusted to better serve your ministry needs.

What does a Heart of the Artist Retreat cost?

Option #1: Friday night to Saturday afternoon retreat.

With this option, I arrive Friday afternoon, lead the retreat that night from 7:00-9:00 and on Saturday from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. The fee for this option is $1,800 plus expenses (travel, food, lodging).

Option #2: All day Saturday retreat.

In this scenario, I arrive Friday night or early Saturday morning and lead a retreat all day Saturday from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. Fee is $1,500 plus expenses.

Option #3: Retreat/Consulting package.

This option combines a retreat with up to 4 hours of consulting and/or mentoring. Fee is $2,000 for a Saturday retreat (plus expenses) and $2,250 for a Friday/Saturday retreat (plus expenses). Consulting could include problem solving ministry issues, critiquing a church service, meeting with your leaders, personal mentoring, etc.

Option #4: Retreat/Sunday preaching package.

With this option, I lead a retreat and then speak at your Sunday morning church service on a worship related topic. Fee is $3,000 plus expenses.

Option #5: Sunday preaching/Mini-retreat.

In this alternative, I preach Sunday morning and then lead a three or four-hour Heart of the Artist retreat for your worship and arts teams that afternoon. Fee is $1,500 plus expenses.

Booking information

To book a retreat, fill out the Retreat Booking form, and you will be contacted shortly thereafter with more information.