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The Rut of “Lack of Leadership”

This article requires a big gulp before reading. Perhaps it requires thicker pants. More importantly – it requires you to take a hard look at either yourself…or how your church places others in leadership. Be prepared – there are people in this world who claim

Who Moved My Motivation?

When worship leaders and worship pastors get in a “rut”, it can lead to bad consequences for their future. “Ruts” happen – how we deal with them can set the tone for how we will survive them. There are a variety of reasons why we

Death of A Worship Leader

As a self-proclaimed web guru who is a worship leader/pastor by trade and who pastors to other worship leaders/pastors online via his site…I hear plenty of stories on a regular basis of pastor burnout. Perhaps you have been at a church where the worship leader

The Self-Promoting Worship Leader

QUESTION: “How can someone lovingly confront someone who is using the church platform to promote himself/herself?” This is a very hard part of our role as the leader, but it’s something we have to do from time to time. I want to encourage you and

What Was That Song Again?

So you’ve heard a truly awesome song from Hillsong United or Charlie Peacock or you’ve stumbled on the latest song from Carlos Whittaker – now you want to play it Sunday in your lineup.  GREAT!  Who knows if the Spirit may reach someone in your congregation like it reached

The Myths of Performance Rights

Image via Wikipedia Are you properly taking care of your legal responsibilities when it comes to music at the church?  Put aside any dialogue of in-service music – its what you are doing outside of your church service that could have you in legal hot

Getting Started With A Small Worship Team

From Chris Antill serving in Houma, LA QUESTION:Brass and winds? “I am running 2 contemporary and 1 blended services. We have a praise band and team in place, but we have some instrumentalists (brass and winds) that I would really like to get involved. Most

We’re Growing…Thanks To You!

We’ve been watching our web-traffic climb again over the past couple of weeks with visitors pouring in from all over the globe.  The reach that we are able to have from gotworship.net is nothing of our own doing…but God’s alone.  We’re growing…and we believe that

Flashback Friday: Making God Laugh

It was a simple verse posted today by one of my twitter followers – and it was a great one…Jeremiah 29:11 11For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil,  to give you a future and a