One of the worship leader’s greatest responsibilities is getting out of the congregation’s way. We should always be striving to eliminate distractions, and we should definitely never BE the distraction.
If we truly become more like what we worship, then we need to choose carefully. Who will you choose to worship today?
Do you keep the house lights bright or dimmed during the worship service?
Little churches, kids + hymns, missing CDs, nightmares, and Llama Drama. It’s Weekend Links.
Paul Ryan at Reformed Worship explains why a few a wiggles and extra noises are worth it to have kids in our worship services.
Interesting post by Austin Gohn about why we must remember the Psalms over at Gospel Centered Discipleship.
As much as we say that worship is not a performance, there’s something to be said for stage presence. If I stand still at the microphone, strumming my guitar and staring straight ahead, that’s not very engaging to watch. But if I move around a bit… that’s a different story.
This week’s Leadership Roundup: healthy teams, leadership speed, correcting your team members, and a free ebook.
What are the most important things to you as a worship leader?
Actually, have you ever made a list like that?
Using modern worship songs with the traditional church calendar is more doable than you might think.
Gangai Victor shares his list of twenty-two modern worship songs that are appropriate for the season of Lent.