Worship Leading Tips

Do You Know These 10 Amazing Reasons Why We Worship ?

Why do Christians worship? Why should we sing and praise and worship God? Matt Redman has a wonderful song entitled “10,000 Reasons” that offers many affirmations for praising God. But there are far more than just 10,000 reasons to bless and worship the Lord. Here are what I consider to be 10 amazing reasons “why we worship”. These are [...]

By |2017-04-22T11:04:31-05:00April 22nd, 2017|Practical Advice, Theology|2 Comments

Why Your Church Does Not Sing

Recently I’ve attended several churches as an incognito visitor and I’ve noticed a trend – a lot of people don’t seem to be singing in worship these days! There definitely seems to be a decline in congregational singing from say, 10-15 years ago. Now this is an admittedly subjective observation – I am probably biased [...]

By |2017-04-04T10:01:50-05:00April 4th, 2017|Leadership, Practical Advice|3 Comments

Coaching / Mentoring / Consulting

If you need support, advice, and encouragement in worship ministry, maybe I can help. I’ve been leading, teaching and mentoring in worship ministry for over 20 years. I’ve served as a volunteer and later as full time church staff. I’ve lead the worship ministries of large, medium and small churches. I’ve served as an advisor to [...]

By |2017-02-27T09:44:56-06:00February 26th, 2017|Leadership, Practical Advice, Resources|0 Comments

The Worship Leader / Shepherd

My guest post for Seedbed Worship Design Collective Dear Worship Leader, Choir Director Friends, I encountered something in God’s word the other day that stirred my heart and I want to share it with you. I have a question. Do you ever feel like a hired hand performing a gig? The sheer technology [...]

By |2017-02-11T21:04:11-06:00February 11th, 2017|Leadership, Practical Advice|2 Comments

Book Recommendations for Worship Leaders

This article is published by Seedbed Worship Design Collective, http://www.seedbed.com/book-recommendations-for-worship-leaders-2016-edition/ Recently I was asked about book recommendations for worship leaders. There’s a lot out there that are either directly or indirectly helpful to the worship leaders growth and development. Here’s some I’ve read recently worth checking out: The Worship Pastor: A Call To Ministry [...]

By |2017-01-23T15:43:13-06:00January 12th, 2017|Practical Advice, Resources, Reviews|0 Comments

How A Retreat Can Invigorate Your Worship Ministry

We recently held a working retreat for our worship ministry volunteers and it was a big win for all involved. So much so that Seedbed Worship Design Collective published my debreif on how you can do one too. Read the full article “How To Invigorate Your Worship Ministry With A Retreat”  here.  […]

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By |2016-10-08T12:05:25-05:00October 8th, 2016|How To, Practical Advice|0 Comments

How To Deal With Negative Feedback

Nobody likes to receive negative feedback or criticism. In this guest post for Seedbed Worship Design Collective, I offer five things to consider when someone criticizes your job as a worship leader. If you use these five strategies they will help you grow as a leader, serve your congregation better and save your sanity. They [...]

By |2016-06-17T06:13:45-05:00June 17th, 2016|Practical Advice|0 Comments

How To Handle Opposition for the Worship Leader

Dear Uncle Robbie, I’m a tired worship leader ministering at a small church where my husband grew up. I give and give and give and pour out my heart to the Lord. Now, I’m facing opposition from the leadership and congregation at my church. I know it’s a spiritual attack. I know it’s not of [...]

By |2016-06-06T07:37:46-05:00June 6th, 2016|Leadership, Practical Advice|4 Comments

Are You Called To Lead Worship?

It can be quite a challenge to discern the will of God for your life, especially when you're starting out or in transition. In this article published by Worship Leader Magazine on-line, I share my experiences and seven ideas that answer the question: "How Do You Know When You're Called To Lead Worship?".  My thesis is that, [...]

By |2016-06-03T11:34:21-05:00June 3rd, 2016|Practical Advice|0 Comments