Here are the top five most-read posts from Worship Links for the month of August, if you’ll forgive the shameless self-promotion on my part. 🙂
This one will probably be a little hard for some folks to deal with, but to be honest, I rarely stick to a set list. I know that may sound strange and even unprofessional to some, but it is not because I am lazy or just throw something together. It is really because I believe that worship is a dialogue not a monologue.
Every time you worship it needs to be real and authentic. Don’t let Satan convince you to raise your hands or close your eyes because it’s what you are supposed to do. If you aren’t truly worshipping, then chances are your flock won’t be as eager to worship either.
Pamela Haddix on sabotage, worship, and what the devil wants to accomplish. She lists fourteen things that will wreck your relationship with God and hinder your worship.
The whole list is really good advice for anyone who plans worship services… Always remember: it’s not about your favorite songs or how well you sing; it’s about connecting the congregation to God.
In my years of leading worship, and especially leading teams, one thing I’ve learned is that excellence is developed in the little things. Great things are accomplished when the small things come together. Now, what does that mean for worship?