Volunteer Ministry Quotes

“If you think you’re too small to make a difference, you’ve never spent the night in a tent with a mosquito!” African Proverb “No one can do everything, but everyone can do something!” “Never underestimate your ability to make someone else’s life better – even if you never know it!” Greg Louganis “Volunteers do not … Read more

You Can’t Sing Over People You Don’t Love

When you’re in ministry, you spend a lot of time working with people. And people aren’t always easy to figure out. Worship leaders, along with pastors, have the unique situation of encountering weekly interactions with the whole church in one way or another. It’s a servant role to create opportunities for worship and engagement. And … Read more

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 standing in back with their hands in their pockets barely singing along in a monotone … Read more

Grow The Tree You Have

Imagine a tree growing in your yard. It’s a magnificent oak tree, one of rare breed and very beautiful. But the owner doesn’t really care for the mighty oak because he wanted some Australian Acacia growing there. The owner dismisses the shade, the power, and the beauty of the incredible oak tree all while wishing … Read more

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 the church. There are a few things we need to do because of this: Lovingly … Read more