Worship Team Leadership

5 Ways To Train Up Young Worship Leaders (Video)

Last Friday, we learned WHY you should be training up young worship leaders in your church. Maybe you're convinced and you know you should be training up young leaders in your church. But, you have no idea how to do it…

5 Reasons You Should Train Up Young Worship Leaders (Video)

Do you currently have a system for training up young worship leaders at your church? Training up young worship leaders is one of the most important things you can do as part of your responsibility of leading worship at your church…

3 Truths About Dealing With Problems On Your Worship Team

It's inevitable. There ARE going to be problems on your worship team. Anything from a member who consistently shows up late to interpersonal conflict to moral compromise. Whether it's big or small - there are going to be moments on your team where things are uncomfortable. There are going to be moments of conflict where you aren't sure what to do. You can't avoid them. The only thing you can do is prepare for how you are going to respond to it…

3 Ways To Find High-Quality Worship Team Members (Video)

It seems like, if you could just find more people to join your worship team, it would solve your problems. Your team would sound fuller. You wouldn't have to worry about if you were going to have a full team on Sunday. And... maybe you could actually take a week off…

3 Ways To Utilize Your Midweek Gatherings To Grow Your Worship Ministry

Summer break is over and school is back in session. For many churches, that means that they've started their midweek gatherings back up again. Youth group, small groups, bible studies - whatever you're doing at your church in the middle of the week is a great opportunity you can utilize to grow your worship ministry. A smaller environment affords you the ability to take risks and try new things out that you might not feel comfortable jumping head first into on a Sunday morning…

5 Tips For Leading Your Worship Team (Video)

It's a common story: you start leading worship at your church. You lead a song here and there. Then, you start leading more regularly. Eventually you realize that you not only have the responsibility of leading your church in worship every Sunday, you also have inherited a worship TEAM that you get to lead as well. The problem is: you weren't expecting it. Maybe you don't even feel ready or equipped to lead that team. So, how can you lead them well?…

3 Ways To Motivate Your Worship Team To Come To Rehearsal Prepared

You know how it goes - you send out the song list and anxiously await your midweek rehearsal. The day of rehearsal you get there early and greet your team as they slowly filter in. Once everyone is there, you pray and go to run through your first song and you quickly realize: No one knows their part. So, what do you do? You spend the rest of rehearsal starting and stopping a million times trying to teach people their parts and giving them time to practice what they should have done before they came to rehearsal…

3 Ways To Create A Worship Team People Actually Want To Join

How's your worship team? Is it a team people actually want to join? Or every time you ask, do people seem to come up with an excuse why they can't be a part of it?

Most worship leaders are in pursuit of more worship team members. They'd love to grow their team. And one of the best ways to make that happen is to have a team that people actually want to join! How do you do it?…

3 Ways To Find High-Quality Worship Team Members

Never have enough worship team members? Maybe you only have a few people on your team and the same people are leading every Sunday. Maybe you're leading worship by yourself! Most worship leaders wish they had MORE members on their worship team…

3 Kinds Of People You Need On Your Worship Team

What kind of people do you have on your worship team? Do you only have the best of the best?

Ideally, you would have a team full of people who are ready to lead worship, right? But the truth is, if you only ever stack your team with those kinds of people, your ministry won't last for long. They'll be able to serve for a while but, eventually, they won't be around any more and you'll have no one left to lead…

5 Startling Reasons People Leave Your Worship Team

Ever have someone leave your worship team? It hurts doesn't it? It feels like an attack on your leadership. It feels like you've failed. And while you can't make people stay, it is helpful to understand why someone might leave…

3 Things Worship Leaders Should Do When No One's Watching

As a worship leader, you are often in front of other people. As much as you try to make yourself invisible and get out of the way, people are still watching you. And that time where you are leading people and modeling worship IS really important. But, sometimes, it's easy for that to become all we focus on.

The Most Powerful Question You Can Ask In Your Worship Ministry

3 simple words can have a profound effect on the people you're leading and on YOU personally. In ministry, it can be easy to get caught up in a performance, task-based mindset. Did this thing get done or did it not get done? Did this person come prepared to rehearsal or did they not? Did that person get me what I needed on time or am I still waiting for it?…

3 Steps To Stop Playing The "Church Game"

Here's a quick summary: the "church game" is a game that ministry leaders knowingly or unknowingly play which revolves around trying to make everyone in their church happy. That sounds like a noble goal at first but you quickly realize - it's impossible! You can't please everyone because everyone wants something different.

The question is: How do you stop?!…

4 Reasons To Stop Playing The "Church Game"

If I mentioned the "church game," would you know what I'm talking about? It's that game that gets played in churches from time to time (and sometimes not just from time to time but ALL THE TIME). You'll never hear anyone talk about it. In fact, they might not even know that they're playing. Maybe YOU don't even know you're playing. But sure enough - there are those unspoken rules that you have to abide by to "win the game"... or at least not lose it…

3 Ways To Embrace Simplicity In Your Worship Ministry

How complicated is your worship ministry? The single greatest thing you can do is embrace simplicity! Filling your ministry with complicated things makes you feel productive but it's actually laziness in disguise. Instead of focusing on one or two big things - you focus on a million little things that don't really push the needle forward…

3 Things That Happen When You Misunderstand Your Role As Worship Leader

Do you understand what your responsibilities are as a worship leader? What should you be doing? What's your job?

I'm going to answer those questions tomorrow on the Leading Worship Well YouTube channel. "What Is A Worship Leader | The Top 3 Responsibilities Of A Worship Leader" premieres tomorrow at 3:30pm EST. But for now, it's so important that you understand what happens when you don't know what your role as worship leader actually is…

5 Ways To Find Musicians For Your Worship Team

Most worship leaders wish they had more volunteers on their worship team. Maybe you want to add someone who can play an instrument that you don't currently have on your team. Maybe, if you just had a few more people, some of your current members could take a week off every once in a while. 

The thing is... it's hard to find new members for your worship team. So, how can you do it?…