Pride (Part 4): True Humility

Pride (Part 4): True Humility

Christian Boot Camp teaches that someone who walks in a lack of humility might think: “It’s vital to me that others realize I am important. My impressive occupation, taste in clothes, my car and other possessions, my longevity as a Christian, and my church role and distinguished reputation are all ways that allow me to display my importance...

Being on a Worship Team: What's Expected (and How to Keep Your Job)

Being on a Worship Team: What's Expected (and How to Keep Your Job)

I love being the worship team at my church. And I love the music gift that God has given me. The first worship team I was ever on was in a small-ish church. The Worship Leader was totally inexperienced, as she had been suddenly thrust into the position. Don’t get me wrong; she was a great person and loved Jesus with all of her heart. But there was very little order; very little discipline...

Worship Leading: 10 Common (but Avoidable) Mistakes (Part One)

Worship Leading: 10 Common (but Avoidable) Mistakes (Part One)

Worship leaders are a vital part of any church. They’re usually the first person that the congregation sees (and hears) during the church service. They’re lively, full of joy and energy, and they have one of the most important jobs in the church: to lead God’s people in praising and worshipping Him. Some worship leaders have a natural ability to do what they do and they do it well. Others are still honing their craft, and make mistakes that they often don’t know they’re making...