How To Encourage Your Worship Leader

We all need encouragement from time to time. It doesn’t matter who you are. So I loved reading Catherine Howie’s post 10 Ways To Encourage Your Worship Leader at Worship Leader Magazine.

Catherine’s list ranges from the practical:

Music gift cards. Don’t buy me music – musicians are kind of picky on their music selections; plus, if they like it they probably already own it. A gift card with suggestions of new music works better. Just be careful when suggesting a new song in hopes that we’ll sing it in church. I put a lot of thought and prayer into bringing new songs to the body. Not using your song during the service doesn’t mean that I don’t like your music. So let me know your favorites, and let’s enjoy listening together.

To the spiritual:

Pray. All week my efforts go into arranging everything in the worship center and service so that you can have a dynamic encounter with God. I pray for you and for the service. I would love to know that you are praying for me. Drop me a note or an email. Send an encouraging Scripture. When someone sends me a verse or two it often hits the aching spot in my heart.

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