If there’s one misunderstood figure in Christian leadership, it’s the humble worship leader. When the rest of us stand in church, we might see a well-groomed young singer taking centre stage, but we don’t see the years of practice, the weeks of thankless rota management and the hours spent counselling the 97-year-old banjo player for whom the band has no place.
As any experienced worship leader will tell you, the role is far from glamorous, and is paved with struggle. Here are just a few of the major challenges facing the men and women who seek to be our modern day psalmists.
From less than competent slide operators to a lack of checkered shirts, check out the full list here.