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VOLUNTEERS: Respecting Those Who Volunteer

We’ve been talking this week about those who are called to serve at your church – those whom we have typically, in the past, called “volunteers”. We’ve learned that we should expect that our congregants should be serving out of desire to serve our God

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

We’re giving away free shirts!

Over the past few weeks – I have taken great pride in seeing something around the Nashville area.  In three different venues I have seen people up on stage wearing a “got worship?” t-shirt from the website.  It makes me smile to know that there

Your Worship Music Is Too Loud!

There is one question that, I can assure you, you will never get right for 100% of your congregation.  That question is this: “What is the acceptable volume to do our music sets at?” Good luck with that one.  For some, it will always be

Worship Rehearsal 101

I can make you one guarantee about your worship team – there is one member of your team each week that does not practice his/her instrument at home at all before rehearsal.  In fact, despite the number of times you have admonished your team following

Worship Auditions: Saying “No”

We’ve all faced rejected of some sort during our lives – so it is no surprise that we don’t like having to issue rejection to someone else…especially when that rejection comes in the form of telling someone that they are not cut out for the worship team.

I Need A Little More of HIM In My Mix

Whether our instrument is our voice, our guitar, a piano, or some other musical instrument – It is hard to escape the simple fact that we are musicians.  I am sure that we have all reached out to our mixer at some point and said

"Its All About You"

Wow! Isn’t God just awesome?!? You know, one of my favorite songs to lead is “Jesus, Lover of My Soul (It’s All ABout You)” because of the trueness of the words. I can’t begin to tell you how many times life each week would get