Go through this series with a group or mentor. Learn more.

About This Series
Worship Leader Training 301 is designed to help your leaders feel equipped and confident in planning a service, leading their team, and guiding people into a time of worship.

For each topic below, explore the listed article and also choose a video topic from the Worship Leader Basics playlist and the Vocalist Basics playlist to explore and discuss with your mentor. Also, check out the recommended readings from the book Worship Matters by Bob Kauflin which correspond with each topic.

#1: What’s Your View Of Jesus?

Who is Jesus really and how does that affect our ability to live lives of worship and lead others in worship? Read on to find out more.

View Lesson

Worship Leader Basics

Vocalist Basics

#2: Performing Vs. Worship Leading

In this video, Paul Baloche explores the differences between getting up on the stage to perform and getting up on the stage to lead worship.

View Lesson

Worship Leader Basics

Vocalist Basics

#3: Worship Leading: Team Intentionality

The health of your worship team depends largely on you as the leader of the team. It usually comes down to this: how well do you do relationships?

View Lesson

Worship Leader Basics

Vocalist Basics

#4: The Pathway Of Praise And Worship

Praise and worship is powerful. In this article we’ll check out the pathway of praise and worship prescribed in the Bible and some of the effects it has in our lives.

View Lesson

Worship Leader Basics

Vocalist Basics

#5: Investing In Your Sound Team

There’s a fair amount we can’t control when it comes to the quality of sound on the worship team… but what we can do is encourage and resource them along the way.

View Lesson

Worship Leader Basics

Vocalist Basics

#6: Healthy Worship Team Expectations

Sometimes we go into leading a worship team or worship set with unrealistic expectations. What is healthy to expect from your team and what is not?

View Lesson

Worship Leader Basics

Vocalist Basics

#7: Worship Song Mash-ups

What is the purpose of a song mash-up in a worship setting? In this article, we’ll seek to explore some of the reasons why we might use a song mash-up, when to be careful with them, and some practical examples for them.

View Lesson

Worship Leader Basics

Vocalist Basics

#8: Types of Praise

Concepts like raising our hands or being expressive with worship go far beyond modern “worship culture” and actually find their roots in Old Testament instruction on worship.

View Lesson

Worship Leader Basics

Vocalist Basics

#9: Pastoring Your Worship Team 

Pastoring isn’t only for those who have received formal theological training. It should be part of every healthy Christian’s life as they look to the well-being of others.

View Lesson

Worship Leader Basics

Vocalist Basics

#10: How Worship Team Leadership Roles Work Together

Have you ever wondered what a Music Director is and how they relate to the Worship Leader or what a Co-Leader is and how that differs from the Team Leader? In this topic, we’ll explore these and other key leadership roles on the worship team.

View Lesson

Worship Leader Basics

Vocalist Basics

Ministry Tools: