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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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What Worship Leaders Need from Their Senior Pastors

A few weeks ago I wrote about the difficulties that can impede a healthy senior pastor / worship pastor relationship.   In my career (and as a bystander of my dad’s career) as a worship pastor I’ve experienced deep and healthy relationships with some senior pastors as well as tenuous relationships with others.   I’ve …

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What Senior Pastors Really Want from their Worship Leaders

The relationship between Senior Pastors and Worship Leaders can be one of the most difficult to manage.   Though they are both called to shepherd the sheep, they have very little overlap in their function. Of course, some senior pastors were previously worship pastors, but very few worship pastors have been the lead pastor of …

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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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Anyone Can Become a Better Worship Singer by Using this Method

There are 3 parts to your voice & how you engage with them will determine your overall vocal quality.   Recording Artist and Vocal Coach, Brian Nhira, has taken years of vocal coaching around these 3 parts and condensed them into one simple method. No matter who you are, utilizing this simple and easy method …

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