Advice to the Young Worship Leader

God will destroy pride one way or another, better to extinguish it quickly. Our gifts exist for the Church, not the Church for our gifts.

The Inadequate Worship Leader

Inadequate feelings are not rooted in humility. They are rooted in just as much pride as feelings of overconfidence. By emphasizing my inadequacy, I figured out a way to get people to affirm me, all the while thinking of myself more often than God or anyone else.

God the Better Artist

In this video, Aaron Ivey teaches from Jeremiah 18 about how God will never cease to shape His people into who He intends them to be.

Yatsar – God The Potter

In this video from August 2018 worship collective, Aaron Ivey unpacks the meaning of the Hebrew word “Yatsar” as it relates to how God shapes His people.

How to “Set the Table” in Worship

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.

We Must Be in the Word

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.