It is easy for us to catch ourselves gauging a service by how well the band played, how the tech team did, and if the congregation sang loud or a few people raised their hands. I fall victim to this mentality quite often, but leading worship is centered around trust. I am at least skeptical of someone’s directions if they haven’t been there themselves. Worship leading is the same way; you cannot lead someone where you have not been yourself.
Chris Collins talks about how, as leaders in our churches, and also as believers, we must be in God’s Word. The Bible helps us resolve conflict, fight sin, and trust God’s faithfulness in difficult circumstances.
Chris Collins talks about how dangerous it can be to replace our time in God’s Word with other things. While those things may not be bad, we must dig into scripture so that we can enjoy the fullness of studying and knowing it.
Nothing is more vital for our churches, our families, our spouses and the people we serve (and serve with) than for our hearts to be healthy. Here are four vital practices we must have in order to make sure our hearts are constantly chasing after God.
Aaron Ivey talks about Jesus’s servanthood, and how being a servant is an inherent desire of ours. We were designed and created for servanthood. Our aim should be for the name of Jesus to be lifted high and glorified.
Here are the worship set lists from Austin Stone Worship for the the For the Church National Conference 2017 | September 25-26, 2017
Justin Cofield outlines key points as to why developing leaders in the Church is so important. We must strive to develop leaders because Jesus did it.
A growing trend for worship leaders is making the transition from playing acoustic guitar to electric and it’s a trend that I’m totally on board with. If this is something you’ve considered doing then my hope is that the following post will help guide you in your decision.
Justin Cofield speaks on how both discipleship and development shape leaders at Austin Stone Worship. We strive for development because Jesus developed men throughout his time on earth.
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