Michael Waring

Guitarists! Your Worship Guitar Reverb Pedal Settings Might be All Wrong

You could make a strong argument that reverb in particular is what really sets modern worship tone apart from modern pop guitar sounds. Although we all use it heavily, it can be a difficult thing to dial in a high quality worship guitar reverb sound. Honestly, not many worship guitar players put in the time …

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5 Crucial Lessons I’ve Learned in the Last 10 Years of Worship Leading

There have been many hills and valleys over the years and each one brought some lesson for me to learn from. After coming to a saving faith in college, I quickly started serving on worship teams. First as a guitar player and soon as a worship leader. I have had the chance to serve with …

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4 Keys to Playing Guitar When There are Multiple Guitarists on Stage

Having multiple guitar players on stage is definitely a luxury! As a worship leader I sure do love the weeks where schedules align and I can have multiple guitarist serving. What seems to happen though, is the guitar players run into some issues throughout the set. Clashing parts and clashing tones always seem to come …

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What to Look for in a Worship Audition (Every Instrument Broken Down)

Putting together a worship team can vary in difficulty depending on your congregation.   Some ministries have issues with getting people on the schedule consistently because they have so many members, other ministries struggle to fill a team each Sunday (if this is you, check out our article on 6 proven recruitment strategies to grow …

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Are Boutique Guitars Worth the Outrageous Price?

I truly believe that we are living in the golden era of guitar making.   There have never been more companies making high-quality instruments than there are right now. So many companies are making affordable guitars that are truly stage-ready and reliable. But part of being a guitarist is the natural fascination with the next …

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