Six Differences Between Networking And Building Relationships

  There is a difference between networking and building relationships. I’m sure they each have their place. I’m not sure where this came from, but it was a note I made a while back and thought I would share it … Continued

Three Negative Messages You Send When You’re Late

How is it that some people are never late and others always are? How can an issue always arise that creates the conditions for being late? There may a few good reasons, but overall, the leader sends some certain messages … Continued

A Sacrificial Worship Team

Can a worship team make a name for itself? This isn’t a trick question. Be aware of the ways that you see yourself defining success for your team. And be aware of how you describe your worship team to others. … Continued

5 Ways Every Worship Leader Should Prepare For Easter

Easter is victory! It’s a day of celebration like no other for the church! For worship leaders, preparation is really important. Here is what you can be working on now: The Schedule Who will be on the team for the … Continued

Great Leaders Trust Their Teams To Carry Out The Vision

Most Christian leaders are familiar with the story of Moses and the advice his father-in-law gave him. Without the organization and delegation, Moses would have certainly burned out trying to manage every little detail and case among the nation (Ex … Continued

A’s In Life

During lunch with a colleague and friend, he recounted the impact a professor had on him. It was in a class where he was falling behind and he emailed the professor. My friend laid out his reasons for getting behind … Continued

God’s Detailed Plans For Worship

We’re crossing a bridge at our church in worship planning. Here’s a bit of background: We have four Sunday morning services and two other satellite services where we send lay speakers. Two of the four services on the main campus are … Continued

Six Keys To Good Study

Every once in a while, I love to re-read parts of Richard Foster’s Celebration of Discipline. I was challenged by the six aspects to good study of a book. For the last few years, I have incorporated the discipline of … Continued

Sing With People – Not For Them

Leading worship is an incredibly humbling role in the church. It’s more than music, more than being on stage, and more than strategic leadership. In worship, we have an opportunity to meet with God in his presence and give our all in praise … Continued

Create Time For Community, Connection and Conversation

Sundays are game day for most local church worship teams. As a result, it gets busy. There are a lot of details; everyone is working to get their part done, and the morning flies by! One role for the worship … Continued

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