Do you have someone in your worship team, choir, or congregation who seems to take exception with almost everything? It’s a dilemma: how to lead with strength yet engage opposing voices redemptively. Here are 4 practical steps to help you deal with contentious people.
Little is reliably known about St. Valentine. Legend has it that he was a Christian priest during the reign of Roman Emperor Claudius who was martyred for his witness. Another tale says that he secretly married Christian couples to keep husbands from being conscripted into military service. Thus the “romantic” aspect of Valentine’s story… In […]
I have bought into the culture of discontent. Allow me to explain…
Whether you consider yourself a choir director, a worship arts pastor, or a minister of music, you are responsible for leading your congregation in worship. This is no little thing because we were made by God to know and worship him. There are many questions worship leaders ask. For example, Does my pastor and those […]
Have you ever wondered why we create and perform? After all, it takes a lot of time and energy. There is no guarantee of fame, much less fortune. And yet, so many of us devote so much of our lives to music. Looking back over my life, I’ve experienced three interrelated motives: