My title at church has always been “worship leader” or occasionally “the music guy,” but never had “pastor” anywhere in it. But regardless of the title, every worship leader plays a pastoral role. Those pastoral duties don’t always come easy to us, but Mike Harland shares five tips to help worship leaders fulfill their pastoral roles:
I went on to explain that ministry on a church staff involves touching the lives of people – and sometimes that means being at the hospital at 6:00 a.m. Some might argue, “My church only wants me to plan and lead worship. I don’t have to do that pastoral stuff.”
Well, you can sell that to someone else.
Because, if you serve a church in any capacity, you will need to step into pastoral moments – at least some of the time. Over the years, I learned to highly-value those moments of impact with the people I served.
So, in the that spirit, here are some tips I’ve learned about this aspect of ministry…
Great list. Check it out here.