As I reflect on this morning’s worship service, one thought which comes to mind is how much I love my music team. I feel so invigorated each time we serve together. It’s not that we always get the music and arrangements right. But it’s in knowing that it’s not so much about the results – […]Read More The Multiplying Power of Teamwork
I’ve been thinking recently on the question: when does the task of worship leading begin? So I thought I might jot down some points here. As a preliminary point, we need to understand that worship leading is (obviously) a form of leadership. John Maxwell defines leadership as influence – nothing more, nothing less. A person […]Read More When Does the Task of Worship Leading Begin?
I shared the following thoughts with the band of which I am a part at Faith Community Church on 20 October 2012. We call ourselves “Fantastic Team 3”. Below I reproduce my sharing almost verbatim (with a few edits). Lisa (the worship leader of our band) has asked me to do a 10 minute sharing with […]Read More Worshipping Generations
As a worship minister, I feel that God’s call on my life is to go just beyond being a practitioner of worship, but also a teacher of worship. And here’s why. John Maxwell once said this: Unless the why behind the what is taught consistently, unless we preach a standard and not just a method, then clarity, […]Read More Why We Need to Continuously Teach on Worship
Today, was my first day back at school following my last exam at uni and after 12 years of working life. It was quite a surreal experience. I almost felt like I should have packed a piece of fruit and a muesli bar and 15% juice in a tetrapak. I also wondered whether the cool […]Read More Going Back to (Worship) School