Musical clutter, disaster preparedness, microphone awareness, giftedness, and an interview with our friend Matt McChlery. It’s Weekend Links.
What are some things that define the culture of your church or worship team?
From Larry Tardy, a great reminder that as worship leaders, we need to what our strengths are and operate accordingly.
Albert MacDonald is the worship leader at a bilingual church. Recently, Albert talked to Worship Links about his unexpected start in worship ministry, the challenges of bilingual worship leading, and when not to change the key.
Jeff Ling posted an interesting video of Graham Kendrick explaining why singing is on the decline in some churches. He also provides a good recap, listing five reasons that we’re not singing as much.
Vetle Jarandsen is a Norwegian worship leader and recording artist. Recently, Vetle talked to Worship Links about the Norwegian worship scene, being sensitive to your congregation’s vocal range, and accidentally committing blasphemy while leading worship.
This week’s Leadership Roundup: biblical authority, affirmation, loneliness, accessibility, and temptations to resist.
Cliff Lambert recently published a great post with tons of tips for worship vocalists. Church singing has changed a lot over the years, but as Cliff points out, good vocal technique hasn’t.
Christian Copyright Solutions has posted a tremendously informative article about why it’s important to manage copyright for church music. For starters, of course it’s critical that churches respect and follow copyright laws. Anything else would be setting a terrible example. But there’s another aspect that might not be as obvious.
If you don’t have written expectations or guidelines for your team, you’re making your job more difficult. But if that’s the case, this post is a great start for building your own worship team guidelines.