Posts Tagged ‘Worship Teams’

What Are You Worshiping


The other day I was talking with a friend who said, “My favorite part of worship is when the drums build into an exciting climax.”  This is not an unfamiliar statement.  I’ve heard similar comments like this before — you may have too.  I love my friend and know he loves Jesus, but whenever I hear comments like this concerning worship it vexes my spirit.

Don’t misunderstand me.  I love music.  I love musical dynamics.  In fact, music isn’t musical without dynamics.  I believe God made us emotional beings.  I believe that to strip ourselves of emotions when we worship God devalues who God created us to be. (Everything in balance of course.)

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How I Backed Into Pastoring My Team



I’d love to say I’m a leadership expert.  I wish I could give you 10 amazing leadership truths like John Maxwell or Andy Stanley.  I can’t.  In fact, looking back at 20 years of leading teams, sometimes I feel like I know almost nothing.  So why I am writing this…to say I have nothing to tell you?  Not quite.  What I found is that I backed into a few things that have worked for me.

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