How To Build Your Worship Team in 10 Steps
1. Start off right…be slow to add to your team.
Let’s face it – when we learn of someone new in our congregation that sings, plays guitar, drums, bass, tuba, or bag pipes – we corner them and explain to them how their talents should be used in for God’s glory and, therefore, your church’s worship team. What would happen if we were a little slower to attack talent and, instead, earnestly sought God for the direction on how God would use that person. Perhaps we might find that God has different plans for that person and “His Glory”.
Too many times, we become too quick to acquire assets to our worship team and not slow enough to gauge a person’s heart. Think honestly – how many people on your team have you had that was “that” person. I’m sure that more than a handful of “those” people made it to the team because they were invited too quickly without any real process.
2. Pray together
It goes without saying – but you would be surprised how many teams I see who don’t pray together. No, I don’t mean praying before a service…I mean truly praying together. Each week, call your team, have a meeting on Tokbox, or (if you must) send an email to determine what needs your team has – then pray together about them. What is going on on the home-front? What are the biggest spiritual weaknesses we are each facing that we can all pray for? Put them all on the table – and pray together. You will be amazed at what a worship team who prays together can accomplish.
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