There are three main aspects of leading worship, and two of them have nothing to do with music. That’s the takeaway from this great post by Sarah Stephens outlining lessons learned from being a worship leader:
For over 6 years, I held the position of worship leader at my dad’s church. My primary responsibilities were to choose songs, rehearse with the singers, and lead worship on Sunday mornings. Initially, my main goal was to have enough songs to get through the 20-30 minute set, but as time progressed I realized there is an art to worship. The song choice mattered. The people who sang mattered. And as hard as it was to admit, my lifestyle mattered…a lot.
Read the whole thing here. Good stuff.