Worship Interview – Encouraging Confidence and Calling – Vernon Rainwater, Northland Church

We all have heroes. I’m not talking about the kind that wear capes and are able to leap tall buildings in a single bound; but, real-life heroes. Even in ministry, it’s important to have people that we look up to….people who inspire us to be better and more effective leaders. I can gratefully say that … Continue reading

Worship Leaders :: A Spiritual Check-Up with Dr. Fred Meadows

Pastors can get stressed, overwhelmed and burned out. It happens every single day, unfortunately. What helps? What are the signs? Wouldn’t it be nice if we all had flashing red lights on our desk that alert us when we are getting close to the edge? My friend and one of my mentors, Dr. Fred Meadows … Continue reading

That’s Not A Hashtag….

Have you ever been leading a rehearsal and something your band was playing or a singer was singing didn’t sound quite right? I will never forget leading a rehearsal when this happened. I kept hitting this section of the song and though I didn’t want to embarrass any of our players, something wasn’t right. The … Continue reading

Encouraging & Developing Your Volunteers: Thoughts From A Fellow Worship Pastor

Ministry can be many things. It can be thrilling, fun, energizing and many other positive things. As I look back on my days in ministry I can think of things that still make the hairs on my arm stand at attention. I can remember praying with people as they accepted Christ and rejoicing with them! … Continue reading