Building Worship > Worship Leadership

At Park Church, we utilize a portion of our staff meeting to evaluate the prior Sunday. While this is probably normal for most churches, we’ve chosen to have a group review of the total service, rather than have individual…

Recently I met with a sound tech from another church who spoke about having to essentially arrange the music on the fly, because every musician in his church played full range, all the time, without leaving room for anything…

We all want things to go well in a Sunday morning environment. We want the music to flow and to avoid awkward transitions and wrong notes. We want the screens to look the way we designed and the video…

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Who among worship leaders is not on the lookout for new players to add to their team? The average size church in America is just south of 100 people, so it comes as no surprise that bands don’t just…

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In a previous article I wrote about how to classify volunteer musicians based on musical ability, one very important factor I mentioned was giving people a way to grow. Even when you’re dealing with a variety of worship team skill levels,…

Lead-Worship-Musicians-with-Different-Abilities

How to lead worship musicians with different abilities Before becoming a worship band leader, I was involved as a bandleader at a variety of churches for a few years. This isolated experience of scheduling, rehearsing, and coordinating musicians apart from…

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Music can make or break someone’s opinion of a church. As a new worship leader at a brand new church plant, I feel this responsibility. In fact, when I first accepted the position, I experienced both the anxiety of not being sure if I knew…

“Grab a hymnal from the seatback in front of you and turn to #134 – Victory in Jesus.” Those were familiar words to me growing up in church. I was raised on hymns, which to this day still play an important…

learning-trust-worship-leaders

I have a good friend who is one of the most gifted worship leaders I have every had the privilege to work with. He has an amazing ability to connect with people in worship. He is also an amazing…

Ministry Growth

Conflict is never fun. Most of us avoid it at all costs, especially if we are in ministry. But in a creative ministry it is inevitable. I had an experience with conflict that really opened my eyes to the…