Transitioning To A Paid Sound Engineer

Currently, we have four morning worship services on Sundays. Two of these services are held in the Family Life Center and two are held in the Sanctuary. The two services in the Family Life Center are led by the worship … Continued

Four Reasons To Equip Your Church For Active Response In Worship

I’ve been hearing various worship leaders talk about how their congregations don’t seem to open up in worship. Since worship is about the heart, can you really ever say that one person is more worshipful than another? Is the person … Continued

Because Worship Leaders Are Shepherds, We Need To…

The worship leader role is less about performing and more about shepherding. We are with our congregations on a weekly basis and though we may not be preaching the message, we are part of the shepherding process that happens in … 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

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

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

All About Guitar Capos

If you are a guitar playing worship leader, I’m sure you use a capo.  The one I have used for years is the Kaiser Quick Change Capo. It clamps neatly to the top of the guitar headstock and is always … Continued

Sound Check Protocol For Worship Leaders

  Every worship band has to figure out the sound check in a way that works best for them. Whether you’re a portable church or in a permanent building, worship teams must develop a standardized sound check process to be … Continued

Relational VS. Presentational Worship Leading

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A seven year old, at a church of 100 people or less, can play “Mary Had a Little Lamb” on the piano for the offering and everyone will love it.  It won’t matter how well she plays or how much … Continued

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