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