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The Secret to Attracting High Quality Volunteers to Your Worship Team

My first day as the worship pastor at my church someone on my team said something that truly shocked me.   Week 1, I hosted a vision breakfast for the entire team as a “get to know me/here’s where we’re going” type event. Everything went super well and we had a phenomenal time of worshiping …

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8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Quit the Worship Team (& How to Tell Your Leader)

Leaving the worship team is a big deal and not an easy decision!   As a leader, it’s one of the saddest things for me to be told because I truly love the people on my teams and I love getting to serve alongside them. BUT transition is an inevitable, and sometimes a completely necessary …

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How to Deny Someone that Auditioned for the Worship Team Without Hurting Their Feelings

I often use the phrase “the non-sexy side of leadership” when referring to the things we have to do as leaders that are not fun and sometimes painful to do. This was a phrase I adopted from my senior pastor, Matt. When it comes to hard conversations, Matt is the absolute king! Here’s a story …

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Toxic Leadership Principles You Probably Didn’t Know You’ve Learned, And How To Unlearn Them by Josh Kluge

Toxic Leadership Principles You Probably Didn’t Know You’ve Learned, And How To Unlearn Them

When was the last time you went in-store to visit your cell phone/internet/cable service provider? Weirdly enough I remember the exact day: October 15th 2017.  I remember it because that was the day I had a conversation with an employee who said something to me that I think summarizes so many people’s unconscious approach to …

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The One Thing Guaranteed to Disrupt Any Healthy Worship Team by Jordan Holt

The One Thing Guaranteed to Disrupt Any Healthy Worship Team

I’ve attended and known people from many churches all over the world. Sadly, I’ve seen many people leave those churches. When I listen to the stories I’ve come to find a common denominator – poor communication. Some of the stories involve one specific breakdown, but many also just seem to be a long line of …

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5 Tips to Help You Deliver & Receive Criticism in the Church by Katelyn Hill

5 Tips to Help You Deliver & Receive Criticism in the Church

Another Sunday rolled around, and I was scheduled to lead worship that morning. Even though I had spent the entire week prepping the setlist and making sure the musicians were ready to go, I still got the jitters over how it would all work together. Would I lead “good enough?” Were the songs “right” for …

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Why Every Musician Should Think Like a Producer by Jordan Holt

Why Every Musician Should Think Like a Producer

Every great musician isn’t just a musician. Great musicians have the ability to expand their perspective past themselves and see a bigger picture. Great musicians are also great producers. Whether or not you produce music, understanding how a producer thinks and acts equips you to best serve your worship team. It might even be the …

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